Set in '60s-'70s England, The Damned United tells the tale of Brian Clough's doomed 44 day tenure as manager of English soccer team Leeds United. Leeds had been riding a wave of great success under manager Don Revie (Colm Meaney), with a style of play perceived by many to represent a new aggressive and cynical style of football. But the flamboyant Brian Clough (Michael Sheen), who had great success as manager of Hartlepool and Derby Country, had different ideas for the team… ideas not welcome with the players or the fans.
From the writer of The Queen, The Last King of Scotland and Frost/Nixon.
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