The Fight for Justice: Paolo Guerrero
Learn about the true story of Paolo Guerrero, the Peruvian soccer star who was wrongly accused of doping. After a long and hard-fought battle, he was proven innocent and his countrymen were able to celebrate their World Cup victory.
The fight of Paolo Guerrero is the fight of justice, and his story will be told in this production.
The movie dives into Paolo’s personal battle to prove his innocence after a failed drug test blamed on contaminated tea and provides an insight into the toll on Paolo’s family throughout this process via interviews with his wife and parents.
The movie also features interviews with some of the key players in the case, exploring the dynamics of justice and how an individual is affected by it. It will be inspiring to watch Paolo’s journey as he fights for his right to play and ultimately succeeds against all odds. The film follows Paolo's story from the first days of his suspension, to the long wait for justice, and finally to his triumphant return at the World Cup.
The movie will be directed by Javier Fuentes-León (A Fantastic Woman) and produced by Torneos with Daniel Vega Vidal as executive producer. The film is set to premiere October 5th, 2022 and the cast includes Francesc Garrido, Juan Pablo Sorin, Nikko Ponce, Rodrigo Palacios, Alex Amato and Oscar Beltran.
The Fight for Justice: Paolo Guerrero is a must-watch as it will give us an insight into what it takes to be a champion of justice. It is sure to be an inspiring story full of hope and courage that will leave us all with a much greater appreciation for justice.
Premiere date: October 5, 2022
Cast: Francesc Garrido, Juan Pablo Sorin, Nikko Ponce, Rodrigo Palacios, Alex Amato, Oscar Beltran
Creators: Javier Fuentes-León, Daniel Vega Vidal