The Armstrong Lie


In 2009 Alex Gibney was hired to make a film about Lance Armstrong’s comeback to cycling. The project was shelved when the doping scandal erupted, and re-opened after Armstrong’s confession.

“The Armstrong Lie” picks up in 2013 and presents a riveting, insider’s view of the unraveling of one of the most extraordinary stories in the history of sports. As Lance Armstrong himself says: “I didn’t live a lot of lies, but I lived one big one.”

Certificate: 15    Distributor: Sony

Dir. Alex Gibney, US, 2013, 122 min

Cast: Lance Armstrong, Reed Albergotti, Betsy Andreu

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