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Athlete A

Athlete A is a movie starring Maggie Nichols, Gina Nichols, and John Nichols. Follow the Indianapolis Star reporters that broke the story about USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar's abuse and hear from gymnasts like Maggie Nichols.

Other Titles
Gimnasta A: El médico depredador, Atleta A, Team USA: Scandale dans le monde de la gymnastique, Αθλήτρια Α, Athletin A, あるアスリートの告発
Running Time
1 hours 43 minutes
Quality
480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
Genres
Crime, Documentary
Director
Jon Shenk, Bonni Cohen
Actors
Maggie Nichols, Steve Berta, John Nichols, Gina Nichols
Country
USA
Year
2020
Audio Languages
日本語, اللغة_العربية, English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
Subtitles
Japanese, اللغة_العربية, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

Follow the Indianapolis Star reporters that broke the story about USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar's abuse and hear from gymnasts like Maggie Nichols.

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Edward Alvarado

I think this is one of the best documentaries I've seen. It explores a lot of things from a male's point of view and it makes you feel what they're feeling. It is a great documentary, it's clear, and the editing is so good, it's almost hypnotic. I love the music, and the atmosphere it creates. I think this is the best documentary I've ever seen. It also makes you feel the pain of a man, even though it was a hard year for him. It makes you feel sorry for him, even though you know he is the only one who can make things better. I recommend this documentary to anyone, it is very important. I give it an 8 out of 10.

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Vincent

I was fortunate to have had the opportunity to attend a live Q&A session with the director of "Harmony", and I found this special feature to be very insightful. The film itself is told from the point of view of two professional athletes (Joey and Adam) who are just coming to terms with the life after the game. One of the main points the director makes is that all athletes need a sort of spiritual "I", and as a result they have to work on their own inner resources and be careful about how they are using their time in the ring, in the gym, and in their personal lives. The two athletes begin their journey through the "Spiritual Journey" (which has nothing to do with Islam or any religion). They each give a series of short personal stories about how they are trying to keep balance in their lives, and how they are trying to come to terms with their failures. Throughout the whole film, the director offers advice about how to deal with anger, depression, or anxiety, and in the end they share what they think are the most important things in life. I enjoyed the movie very much and find it to be very well-written and very informative. The director was able to ask many different questions from both sides of the question, and the answers he got were very insightful. I highly recommend it!

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Anna H.

Kurt Cobain (Cobain) has one of the more complex stories out there. As the documentary starts, it gets into a path and then abruptly cuts to one of his final music shows at the closing show in Seattle. What follows is not just an explanation of the history of his career but it really shows the raw emotion that Kurt was going through and how he was dealing with that. It is not pretty to watch. Kurt does not just narrate his life, but he also shows it in a very graphic manner. He does not just say that he was a troubled teen but he also shows how the relationships between the people he was in affect the way that he lived his life. The documentary shows that Kurt's struggle was not one of mental illness. It is a battle between drugs and his mental state. The documentary also shows that Kurt was not a genius, but he was also not a sociopath either. It was more of a battle between the limits he was trying to break and how deep his problems got. This is one of those documentaries that shows the inside of a person, which is why it was such a good film. The documentary shows how he lived his life, how he talked about his issues, and how he dealt with his problems. The thing is that this documentary is also telling the history of Kurt Cobain and how the documentary made its way into the record store where Kurt Cobain met his first girlfriend. It also shows how a few things brought his life to a point where he could no longer continue to live his life. He became a semi-permanent recluse and then later a recluse for life. This is the part that really hits home. It really shows that his life was very dangerous. It really shows that Kurt Cobain had no control over anything he did, how he was getting into trouble, and how it affected his friends. This documentary was very good, but I do believe that it would have been better if it had been longer. It does a great job showing the struggle and how he dealt with it, but it is really short. It is too short of a documentary to explain everything that is going on in a good way. It would have been better to have shown a lot more of what he did and what it was like to be a young rock star in Seattle. This documentary is still a good documentary that I would recommend watching. It is the best documentary I have ever seen.

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Jonathan Martinez

As an athlete and an Aussie who is even more aware of the international perspective on the Olympics, I felt the need to share my experience of watching the games. It was a great journey, and I look forward to a film about the athletes from around the world.

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Lori A.

Athlete A is a documentary about the life of Muhammad Ali and his battles with Parkinson's disease. This film is very well made and contains great interviews with the people involved with his career, including his wife, his manager, his doctors, his wives and children. There are great archive footage of him in action as well as behind-the-scenes footage. I was very interested in seeing this film and, while it is a bit slow at times, it is still a very enjoyable and thought-provoking film. The voice-over narration is very interesting and gives a lot of information without resorting to flashing graphics. I would highly recommend this film to anyone interested in Muhammad Ali. 9/10

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Samuel

Wanna know why we don't make movies like that anymore? Because it would be illegal. With that said, "The Fighter" is a truly inspired film. For those who think boxing is stupid, this film will make you realize that boxing is much more than a sport. It is the American way of life, and it is slowly being taken away. If only the people could make movies like this. And if only these movies were made, that might change. "The Fighter" is the perfect way to do that. The movie is so honest and straightforward that you feel like you are actually there. You get to see the process of training and living the American dream, but it is the truth. The movie is also filled with incredible shots of boxing. You feel like you are there, and you can understand the struggles that the fighters go through in training. And when you look at the world of boxing, you can't help but feel that you are in a part of it. This is an American story, and we are all athletes. I really hope that this film is a success. It has the potential to change the way we view the sport of boxing, and will hopefully inspire the rest of the world to see that boxing is more than just a sport. The film is a 10, but I would give it an 8 for the feel that it gives. If you are willing to look into the dirty side of boxing, you will not be disappointed.

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Terry

In a strange way this documentary makes me happy. It has been a couple of years since I have been active on the Olympic circuit. I had many opportunities to express myself, but had never done it. But when I started watching Athlete A, I was reminded of what I have missed. When I first watched this documentary, I found it difficult to believe how he did what he did. I had never seen a documentary that told the story of what he has done. I had seen how his coach, Kevin White, and the athletes all supported him. I had heard many of the stories, but I never had the opportunity to share them with others. Watching this documentary was an interesting experience. I was blown away. Athlete A was a unique story, and I was not the only one. When I left the cinema, I felt as if I had witnessed something very special. I felt like I had met the athletes and coaches that were there to support the athlete, but in a way that they didn't feel embarrassed for their role in helping the athlete to excel in his sport. If I have one complaint about this documentary, it would be that I wish the athletes had been more vocal about their dreams. They were not given the opportunity to express their ambitions, or to let others know about their aspirations. However, I also felt that the athletes did a good job of speaking about their achievements. There were very few people that could have given me a better idea of what it was like to be a competitive athlete. I found myself intrigued by their motivations and hopes for the future. I really enjoyed watching Athlete A, and it would be nice to see more documentaries like this.

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Steven C.

How did the first 20 years of the great athlete's life go? Athletes tend to remain as a human being. The later years of athletes' life are often marked by their struggle with drugs and alcohol. This documentary follows a remarkable story of Alex Rodriguez, who is an outfielder in the Major League Baseball. His career began with a wild success in the minor leagues. The next year, he was also in the major leagues and is a top-three ranked player in the game. In fact, his performance of two home runs and 10 RBI in a game for the Boston Red Sox are probably the most impressive moments in his career. His life was in a downward spiral until he caught the eye of legendary baseball great Hank Aaron and was signed by the Boston Red Sox. His career was shortened because of his family problems. He was considered the best in baseball but his body started to give a problem. In the first year of his baseball career, his weight was already 100 pounds. In addition, he has had several heart problems, and now he is about to stop playing baseball. He decided to start a new diet that changed his life. This documentary shows the life of Alex Rodriguez. He is the protagonist of the documentary. He has been in a downward spiral, especially in his personal life, and he managed to save his life by taking a new approach to his life. This film has a good structure and it has an excellent score. The voice of Alex Rodriguez is that of a former player. The documentary shows his life as a baseball player. However, he has already played for a very long time. It shows his earlier life as a coach for the local baseball team in Texas. It shows his role as a private tutor and he works with kids and athletes from all over the country. The film shows him as a tough and fast hitter. The film also reveals that he was an alcoholic and his problem started after he got married. The film shows his relationship with his wife and the depression of his wife. In fact, he is a very private person. The film is composed by Ben Savage, who has worked with some famous baseball players. In the movie, he shows the life of a great athlete who is a survivor. He is known for his roles as Edward James Olmos in "Match Point", and for portraying the addict "Duel", in "Weeds". The movie also has several interviews with Alex Rodriguez. This documentary shows Alex Rodriguez as a human being.

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Olivia

I've always been interested in a person who achieves so much, and who is both humble and selfless. Most of the people in this documentary appear to be that. However, I'm a little surprised to see that the four athletes are not young men in their early 20s. This documentary is based on the book "The Best You Can Do", by comedian Joe Rogan, about a little-known life of one of the greatest, if not the greatest, sprinter of all time, the late Fred Perry. It is very interesting to see what motivated Fred Perry to give his all, and to what extent his family accepted it. Fred Perry had no family support and his father was highly unsupportive. The documentary showed the supporting family of Fred Perry and the team he assembled for his early victories, and I was amazed at how the team came together to support him. It is truly a film to be seen by all.

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Margaret Ryan

I've been a huge Richard Simmons fan for over 20 years. He has given a good role model to millions of kids through his TV show. He's a great human being and the interview is priceless. The guy speaks about his life. He does a great job of explaining his background and why he's the way he is. The movie is entertaining, especially for those who are already a fan of the man. He is a true 'real' man, who has been through an amazing upbringing. This movie is about his life. This isn't a documentary, it's about him. I wish we could have heard more of his father, which is a character. My father is an amazing man and he's also my idol. We hear from his mother and brother, who are also in the same situation. It's all just fascinating. I hope to see more of him in the future. He's a great man, and I will always love him.

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Jesse M.

I watched this film with my own high expectations. I was expecting to see a film with the documentary format, a professional journalist telling the story of how professional athletes come to work for a living, their relationships with sponsors, and their hopes for the future. However, the film, in my opinion, is nothing like this. It is more like an 'Ask an Expert' episode of 'The Today Show' with athletes who could have given a great interview, but decided not to because they wanted to give their comments in their own words. The interviews are of a high standard, but I was expecting much more. Although the film does a good job of giving a detailed history of the sport of baseball and its growth in the U.S., I found it very disappointing that not much is known about the country and its sports stars. There are many important names in baseball who are not even on the cover of the Baseball Hall of Fame. Even worse, it seems that the major media don't even know the names of the main players. There is no mention of Derek Jeter. He was one of the few players whose name is mentioned in the film. Despite all this, I still enjoyed this film. It was interesting to see how much money and time these athletes put into their work, and it is interesting to see how much different their lives were from the typical athlete. I had no idea what the average salary for an MLB player is. I expected the average salary to be higher, but it was even lower than the salary of a professional tennis player. It is clear that the actual salary of the MLB is lower than the average salary for athletes in other sports. The movie has two great quotes that I liked. The first one is from the end of the film. It shows how many of the major figures in the sport are deeply religious, yet, at the same time, there is a new wave of more secular, more open-minded people coming in and taking the sport in a new direction. As a sports fan, I was fascinated to see what the new generation of players would do with this change in the sport. The second quote is about the process of finding a job after being drafted by a major league team. The film shows the ways in which players decide to accept the new life they are given. In the first part, there is talk about how much better the game is compared to when you are drafted. The second part shows that players and their agents really want to keep the athletes in the sport. Even though they know they are better players now, they are not willing to give up the job. Although it is true that there are problems in the NFL, the players in baseball are much more liberal. The media has made a lot of money off the careers of these players. In the film, the MLB players also talk about their own careers and their hopes for the future. I found this fascinating because it shows how people can change and develop. The players are convinced that their careers are not over, and they are hoping to play for another team and for another team to give them a better chance to win. The film has a lot of interesting insights into what goes on in the "high-end" coaching side of the sport. As a baseball fan, I had no idea that any of the major leagues had an independent scout. In the film, they show a number of how the scouts do their work, and what they find. In the second part of the film, they show the secrets of the scouting community. The scout spends his whole life keeping

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Lawrence O.

Great on the surface, but its also a bit vague. Some people may be confused and they may say "This is a fraud" but what does that really mean? It could mean you don't know much about the sport of football, or it could mean you don't know much about the politics, or it could mean it's about the football. For me, it was about the politics. One of the things I liked about the documentary was that they had a mixture of supporters of various teams, and also some of the other sports. It was nice to see some people from the NFL (because that's where I was born and live) and from the NHL (because I have a good friend from the NHL). I thought that the "farce" around the real causes of some of the real problems in the world was great. Some people may not understand the difference between "football" and "football" but it's not that important. The film is an interesting documentary that will hopefully help you learn more about a sport that is not known outside of the US.

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Benjamin

"Wholly unknown athletes have been denied entry into the Olympics because of immigration violations, criminal charges, and financial troubles. And those athletes who succeed, it's not often they return to their home country. But some of those athletes are in the Hall of Fame, and that's all you really need to know." All I know is, after the Olympics, I walked away from this film feeling depressed. And that's not because I have a problem with the idea of Olympic sports, or that the U.S. is the greatest country in the world, or that we should do everything to make our athletes happy, or that the U.S. should be a beacon of hope to the world. No, it's because I think there's something fundamentally wrong with our current immigration system. "Wholly Unknown Athletes" is a documentary about how immigrants from different countries can't become athletes in the Olympics, and the lengths that some of them go to earn their citizenship. The country that organizes the games is Mexico, which is not a country in the Olympic movement, yet its athletes are allowed to play in the Olympics. Meanwhile, non-Mexicans are barred from entry because they aren't citizens. "Wholly Unknown Athletes" chronicles the stories of an undocumented immigrant from Ecuador, and an athlete from Jamaica, who came to the U.S. to become an Olympian. Some of them live in the shadows, their lives going on without any media attention. Others are the kind of athletes who make their living through their performances in the Olympics. The stories of these people are told with humour and relish, and in a documentary that tells the story of athletes from different countries. You won't be asking yourself, "Why isn't this guy making the news?" The film is also about the personal and emotional issues that they have to go through. I don't want to give anything away, but I can say that one of the athletes has a father who's been deported, and his mother is ill. It's heartbreaking. The film touches on a lot of topics. It's not just about immigration. The U.S. is full of stories of abuse of immigrants, and some of them feel betrayed by the U.S. Not everyone agrees with this, but I thought that the film was thoughtful and informative. I didn't feel as though I was "getting the point" at any point, but I think that the most important thing to take away from this film is the idea that no one is immune from having a difficult time getting into the U.S. Not just from immigration issues, but also for many people, especially in the U.S., the games are the only thing that is important to them.

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Billy Pena

Athlete A is a brilliant documentary that chronicles the lives of a bunch of professional men who make a living through gymnastics. Like I said, this documentary is probably the best one I have ever seen. Not because of the quality of the film itself, but because of the work that it produces. There is not one single moment in the documentary that does not touch my heart. The documentaries that came before it could not have touched me more, because I have been a gymnast my whole life and I have watched many documentaries on the subject. Athlete A not only touches the hearts of gymnasts and those who follow the sport, but it also has a huge impact on me personally. This is because it is a movie that I will watch over and over again. It has been a long time since I have been this moved by a film. All I can say is that it is a powerful documentary that not only works well on the surface, but it also works really well in the content as well. There is nothing wrong with it and if it wasn't for the fact that it is quite difficult to digest in a non-linear way, I would definitely rate this a 10. I don't want to give anything away, but just know that I loved this documentary and I recommend that you watch it. Also, don't forget to check out the interview with Andy Mills, who is the best man for Andy from the Olympic Games and how he would want to be remembered. I highly recommend this documentary to everyone, especially if you like documentaries. If you are in any way a gymnast or someone who follows the sport, then I highly recommend this documentary. If you have not watched this, I would recommend that you watch it as soon as possible.

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Douglas Holland

In the summer of 2013, millions of people worldwide were swept away by an unprecedented event. The Ukraine had become a democracy, a year after the brutal rule of a junta. The U.S. and EU had reacted with indifference to the unexpected rise of the nation, and continued to isolate and undermine it. The situation was made worse by an unbalanced and intractable media, with the mainstream American media refusing to acknowledge the nation's democratic evolution. The Russian media, however, had a different view, largely based on Russian experience. In this documentary, Ivan Sekova, a Russian citizen living in Washington, D.C., tells us about the events of 2014. He shows us a series of photos that document the tragic loss of life and the overwhelming pain felt by families. Sekova points out the cultural clash between the majority Ukrainian and the majority Russian. He shows us the way the media covers the incident, and the reaction of the mainstream American media. There is also footage of the popular protests in Ukraine. I will say more about the film in the next paragraph. For now, I will say that, despite its own problems, Ukraine is a remarkable place for Americans. This film, based on the reporting of a citizen, is an important document of our time. It is also a reminder that, if we are to be truly independent, we must respect the rights of the rest of the world.

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Danielle

Since moving to a new city, I've done a few interviews for sites such as "What's Up" and "The Voice" as well as in many other websites. I'm now moving to a new city. In the beginning, I met a couple of girls at a bar and invited them to my apartment. After they walked in, they were friendly and invited me to hang out with them. I made the introductions and told them I was going to watch a movie on my computer. I gave them the password to my computer, and within minutes, they were in my living room. When they finished the movie, they invited me back to their place, where we spent the night, and I finally got a chance to talk to them. These two girls were athletes, and I met some of them while I was living in Kansas City. I was surprised to find out how much they cared about the people in their life. I found them both very sweet and caring. I couldn't believe that they were girls, and I didn't think that the "home" they had found would be so fun and full of people, but it was. They had a lot of friends, they were social, and they were good to their family. I loved this film, and I'd watch it over and over. I don't think this will be a story that you'll forget, especially if you're a female athlete. I'm surprised that I haven't read anything about this film. This is a must-see film, and it's a film that I think you should see.

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Margaret

This is not an anti-gay film, it is about homophobia. But the film is so damn funny, you'll love it. The great thing about this film is that it doesn't try to force any message, instead it tells a story based on a true story, a true story that was very interesting to watch. I'm not a sports fan, but I think this film really does show us that homophobia is just as bad as any other form of discrimination. I think it's a great story that needs to be told, the film is told through interviews with the coach of the boys, the coach is a brilliant man, and so is the other coach who made the decision to let the boys come to the camp. I don't know if I'm able to put myself in the shoes of the boys, but I think the film's message is really important. I hope it's very well received, because the film does not have any politics involved, and it doesn't try to promote anything either. So if you are going to watch it, watch it with an open mind. I think it's a great film, and I definitely recommend it. 9/10

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Kathleen

The Athletes don't like their own coaches. They don't like them. In fact, their entire life revolves around their coach. The coach is our father figure, our hero. But they don't like him, so they don't even respect him. That is a basic conflict in the movie. Some may argue that this is a conspiracy. But there are real problems with the sport. We see from the Athletes' point of view. The coach does not do what he says. The coach does not prepare athletes. He is not a good teacher, and he doesn't even care. And the athletes take this to heart, and they hate him. In the end, the coaches are the only thing that saves the Athletes' lives. In other words, the coach is a reflection of the Athletes' life, and the coach is the basic subject of the story. As the final fight takes place between the coach and the athlete, the coach walks out of the gym with his back to the camera. The athlete follows him, the coach's back to the camera, and then the athletes shoot off into the night. What a dramatic scene! There is no sign of human emotion in the Athletes' life. But we feel that in the Coach's life. He is a real man, he loves his team, he cares for them, he is tough, and he has heart. There are no tears or beatings, but he doesn't give a damn. So when the coach walks out of the gym, we get a strong sense of what he is feeling. It is as if the Athletes' life, with the coach, is being portrayed. In this sense, the film is not a conspiracy. It is a drama. It is a movie about a person and what he has lost in his life. We can see how the film works. We can understand how the drama of the Athletes' life works. And it is a great movie to watch. I would recommend it to anyone who wants to know more about the issues in the sports world.