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Nicholas Farrell Nicholas Farrell
Aubrey Montague
Nigel Havers Nigel Havers
Lord Andrew Lindsay
Ian Charleson Ian Charleson
Eric Liddell
Ben Cross Ben Cross
Harold Abrahams
Daniel Gerroll Daniel Gerroll
Henry Stallard
Ian Holm Ian Holm
Sam Mussabini
John Gielgud John Gielgud
Master of Trinity
Lindsay Anderson Lindsay Anderson
Master of Caius


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4 years, 9 months ago at Feb 2 20:31
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A brilliant, simple film with a great deal of meaning with some very motivational characters. Ian Holm's character's amazing!

An average movie

3 years, 3 months ago at Jul 24 8:32
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Since this movie had a solid reputation, I was quite eager to check it out. Eventually, even though it was a decent watch, I can’t say I really loved the damned thing though. I mean, it definitely has its charms and they definitely don’t make such movies anymore. Indeed, it is basically a moral tale dealing with such old fashioned elements like chivalry and piousness and, if you are into this... read more
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Description: This Academy Award-winning film, based on a true story, follows the rivalry between two long-distance runners competing for Britain in the 1924 Paris Olympic Games. Director Hugh Hudson's absorbing drama, based on a true story, deals with the personal struggles faced by two very different long-distance runners competing for Britain in the 1924 Paris Olympic Games. Eric Liddell (Ian Charleson) is a devout Christian who sees victory as a testament to the glory of God, while the other, Harold Abrahams (Ben Cross), is a Jewish Cambridge student who sees victory as a challenge to anti-Semitism and his ongoing struggle for accepta ... (more)
Release date: 9 April 1982
UPC: 085392000425
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