Filmmaker Eddie Martin has followed up his highly-acclaimed debut Jisoe with a landmark, career-spanning appraisal of Australian sporting icon Lionel Rose’s life and legacy. Combining a remarkable selection of archival and present day observational footage and interviews, Lionel explores the unprecedented rise of a mythic sporting figure-turned-national hero, recounting the triumphs and struggles of one man’s journey through a remarkable life. Produced by Lizzette Atkins at Circe Films and distributed through Siren Visual.

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