Diego Maradona's Girlfriend and Diego Maradona
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Next Diego Maradona Slideshow: attends a press conference at ITC hotel , Kolkata. - Calcutta, India - Thursday 6th November 2008
The '12 Years A Slave' director will receive the accolade at the London Film Festival in October.
Critics from all over the world were asked to name the best movie of the past 16 years.