The long-awaited feature documentary ‘Phil Liggett: The Voice of Cycling’ made its world premiere at the 2020 Adelaide Film Festival and is set for major release across Australia in March.
An amateur racer turned global broadcaster, Phil Liggett has covered forty-eight Tours de France and fifteen Olympic Games, calling every triumph, tragedy and scandal with his inimitable wit and ‘Liggetism’ style of poetry.
Created by the filmmakers behind MAMIL (Middle Aged Men In Lycra), the 110-minute feature documentary tracks Phil Liggett’s life story and offers an insight into his dedication to his much-loved sport of cycling and passion for wildlife conservation.
“The film explores in detail, the life story of a very complex individual,” says co-creator Eleanor Sharpe.
“Apart from the fame and adulation of his many followers, this is a humble, dedicated man, passionate about so many issues. He is a great raconteur, with a dry wit. Phil gives of his time unstintingly and his interests range far more widely than the cycling enthusiast might know.”
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