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Anger Within: Jonah Lomu

Film (Excerpts) – 2013


Stéphane Le Goff and Frédéric Khan's documentary is an intimate first-person journey through the life and times of the late All Black icon — charting a meteoric rise from an abusive Māngere childhood to his arrival as rugby’s first international superstar, while managing a rare and serious kidney disorder. This excerpt reveals Lomu’s readiness on the eve of his devastating performance against England in the 1995 World Cup, with English fullback Mike Catt offering his recollection of that try. The 90-minute documentary debuted in NZ on Sky, and later screened on Māori Television.

When I was playing and I found it hard...I just thought of my father and that got me through it. That anger got me through it.
– Jonah Lomu

Key Cast & Crew

Stéphane Le Goff

Writer, Director

Frédéric Khan

Director, Camera

Emmanuel Koltés


Stéphane Jourdan


Stéphane Le Goff

Writer, Director

Paul Richards


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Produced by

1892 Corp