Posts Tagged ‘tennis’
A survey of notable narrative films featuring the sport centrally or from the sidelines.
By Andréa Picard
Tennis as both timeless allure and time capsule in William Klein’s The French
Subject to Review
Directed by Theo Anthony
Intro by Theo Anthony
An extraordinary doc charting the rise of pro tennis’s instant-replay system, Hawk-Eye, probing how the technology exposes deeper questions of spectacle, justice, and imperfect human knowledge.
Last available Jul 3 2021
Directed by Anthony Harvey
Intro by Racquet magazine publisher Caitlin Thompson. Available exclusively on Metrograph.com!
Featuring wonderfully choreographed tennis sequences and cameos from real-life stars of the sport, this passion project of producer Robert Evans features Dean-Paul Martin as a young tennis hustler and Ali MacGraw as the older, engaged woman he falls in love with.