When he was little, Cassius Clay ran aimlessly through the streets of Louisville. A policeman notices and tells him boxing! Now, the little Cassius will learn a method, a discipline and boxing become a passion in which he put all his strength to become a champion. Kinshasa, 1974, Fight of the Century: Cassius Clay became Muhammad Ali confronts George Foreman for the title of World Champion. On paper, it is given loser. Can not beat this colossus! And yet ... With a plumb fool, Ali will defeat the odds and stick to his intuition, which will lead to a shot ever attempted in the history of boxing, and the coveted title.
Etienne Minoungou is playwright in Burkina Faso, working tirelessly to introduce the culture wherever it is lacking in Africa. It's amazing how it looks like Ali, he also has his strength, his charisma and intensité.Sautant on the comparison, the actor takes over, dons boxing gloves, tells us the reality of "combatant" African and sends a well placed uppercut stubborn prejudices. A show on the willingness and confidence we all need to fulfill his destiny. A word that is good.