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It took Gast 22 years to edit and finance the documentary before it was finally released. The film shows the buildup to the fight. Ali is shown talking about his beliefs regarding Africans and African-Americans, speaking of the inherent dignity of the native Africans and his hopes for African-Americans in the future. His relationship with the people of Zaire is shown, with the mutual love between Ali and the people of the nation contrasted with Foreman's awkward and unsuccessful efforts to build his own popularity.
King performing in Zaire. The film contains footage of the "black Woodstock " soul music festival accompanying the fight, which is more fully documented in the film, Soul Power. Norman MailerGeorge PlimptonSpike LeeMalik Bowens and Thomas Hauser gave interviews for the film, describing their impressions of Zaire, the fight itself, and particularly their impressions of Ali.
The film itself contains these interviews, with many news clips and photos. The film shows much of the fight itself, particularly Ali's famous " rope-a-dope " which caused Foreman to expend too much energy and Bullit - We Were Kings in his eighth-round knockout.
It describes in detail Ali's Laibach - Volk Dead In Trbovlje (DVD) use of the Bullit - We Were Kings lead" in the early rounds, a rarely used punch in professional boxing because it opens the boxer up for easy counterattacks, and therefore the punch that Foreman was least prepared for.
Ali is shown taking what look like heavy blows from the hard-throwing Foreman, which are lessened by Ali's quick reflexes and use of the ropes.
As Foreman throws with power, Ali is able to use his trademark quick hands to damage the heavyweight champion, and in the eighth round Ali knocks out the exhausted Foreman, regaining the championship taken from him for his refusal to be drafted into the United States Army during the Vietnam War.
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