The video streaming service launched a first look at its new sports title on Tuesday, focusing on the life of the four-time Grand Slam champion and her struggles with being hooked. public attention.
‘Naomi Osaka,’ is narrated by the personal tennis star, looking back at the 23-year-old’s upbringing and how winning the US Open 2018 made her an “overnight superstar”.
“The series follows Naomi’s journey, in a moment of her life,” director Garrett Bradley, whose film “Time” was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature, said in a statement. Press Release.
“But it’s also about life’s purpose, about personal values, about the courage it takes to allow one’s personal values to inform their work and vice versa.
“More than anything, I hope people can feel the power of empathy and feel encouraged to seize the opportunities in life, perhaps especially in these times when the the stakes can be incredibly high.”
The Japanese world No 2 has revealed she has suffered from “prolonged depression” since winning her first Grand Slam title in 2018.
“I feel like the platform I have now is something I used to take for granted, and for me, I feel like I should use it for something,” she said in a press release. for the new series. “I believe that, instead of following, you must chart your own path.”
The three-part documentary will air on July 16.
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