Gifted with incredible athletic talent, Brazilian-born Heleno de Freitas conquered the soccer world in the 1940s. As his fame and fortune grew to new heights, his passion for a decadent life of women and nightclubs threatened his career. Featuring an Awards-caliber performance by Rodrigo Santoro, Heleno depicts the thrilling life of the world’s first sports superstar.
|Theatrical Release:||December 7th, 2012 (Limited) by Screen Media Films|
|MPAA Rating:||R for sexualtity, drug content and some language.|
(Rating bulletin 2216, 3/28/2012)
|Keywords:||Biography, Soccer, Addiction, Narcotics, Retro Black and White|
|Source:||Based on Real Life Events|
|Production Method:||Live Action|