Ben Stokes: Phoenix From The Ashes will focus on the life and career of Ben Stokes, rolling out via Amazon Prime to over 240 countries.
Prime Video has announced that the UK Original documentary on the life and career of England cricket captain Ben Stokes will launch exclusively in over 240 countries and territories worldwide on Friday 26th August. Stokes overcame significant obstacles during his time playing for England, and the trailer suggests that the film won’t shy away from depicting times when his mental health suffered as a result of the pressure of leading his country.
The film, Ben Stokes: Phoenix From The Ashes has been created with Academy Award-winning director Sam Mendes (1917) who features on-screen to discuss the highs and lows of the cricket icon’s record-breaking career. The documentary promises to tell the story of Stokes’ journey, examining his World Cup triumph and heroics at the Headingley crease, as well as the lows which came at a huge personal cost, and saw him take time away from the game.
The film will feature some personal and challenging moments from Stokes’ personal life too, including the final visit to see his terminally ill father and his struggles with mental health.
Former teammates and opponents including: Joe Root, Jofra Archer, Neil Fairbrother and the late Shane Warne all feature too. You can catch the trailer below ahead o the film’s launch on Amazon Prime on August 26th.
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