‘The Program’

lance armstrong 'the program' biopic movie posterAn extraordinary tale of lies, deception and systemic drug abuse in sport that allowed American cyclist Lance Armstrong rule his domain for years.

Like the film, Armstrong, clinically played by Ben Foster (Contraband, Kill Your Darlings) is cold and manipulative. And director Stephen Frears (The Queen, Philomena) perfectly  captures the drive and sheer competitiveness of the seven-times winner of the Tour de France.

But The Program left you wanting it to go that extra mile – to dig a little deeper into the sport itself and just why the now disgraced Armstrong managed to avoid exposure for so long.

Rating: 57%








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