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<table><tbody><tr><th>Icarus</th></tr><tr><td colspan="2">Film release poster</td></tr><tr><th>Directed by</th><td>Bryan Fogel</td></tr><tr><th>Produced by</th><td></td></tr><tr><th>Written by</th><td>
  • Bryan Fogel
  • Mark Monroe
</td></tr><tr><th>Music by</th><td>Adam Peters</td></tr><tr><th>Cinematography</th><td>
  • Jake Swantko
  • Timothy Rode
  • Alex Productions
  • Diamond Docs
  • Impact Partners
</td></tr><tr><th>Distributed by</th><td>Netflix</td></tr><tr><th>Release date</th><td>
  • January 20, 2017(Sundance)
  • August 4, 2017 (United States)<sup>[1]</sup>
</td></tr><tr><th>Running time</th><td>121 minutes</td></tr><tr><th>Country</th><td>United States</td></tr><tr><th>Language</th><td>English</td></tr></tbody></table>Icarus is a 2017 American documentary film by Bryan Fogel, which chronicles Fogel's exploration of the option of doping to win an amateur cycling race and happening upon a major international doping scandal when he asks for the help of Grigory Rodchenkov, the head of the Russian anti-doping laboratory.<sup>[2]</sup> It premiered at Sundance Film Festival on January 20, 2017, and was awarded the U.S. Documentary Special Jury Award (Orwell Award).<sup>[2]</sup><sup>[3]</sup><sup>[4]</sup> Netflix acquired the distribution rights<sup>[5]</sup> and released Icarus globally on August 4, 2017.<sup>[1]</sup> At the 90th Academy Awards, the film won the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature.
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