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Chariots of fire

Catalog no.:MOV05599
Releasedate movie:June 1981
Releasedate medium:2001
Kijkwijzer:
    All ages
Genres:
  • Biography
  • Drama
  • Sports
Total playing time:125 min.

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Product:1 DVD video
Order info:
  • Enigma DY 01118.1
DVD Region:
  • Region 2 (Europe, The Netherlands)
TV standard:
  • PAL
  • Color
Spoken language:
  • English
  • French
  • Italian
Subtitles:
  • English
  • Dutch
  • French
  • Italian
  • Multilingual
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Summary

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During the 1924 Olympics, England's very best athletes began their quest for glory. Success brings prestige to their nation. For two athletes, it's about personal honour and personal motives.
Winner of four Academy Awards in 1981 including Best Picture, Chariots of fire is the riveting true story of Harold Abrahams, Eric Liddell and the team that gave Britain one of its greatest sporting victories. Ben Cross, lan Charleston, Nigel Havers. Nicholas Farrell and Alice Krige experienced their first roles in a major motion picture in this film debut from director Hugh Hudson (Greystoke: The legend of Tarzan, Lord of the apes). Producer David Puttman (The killing fields, Local hero) combined these talents to create a film with a unique and sustained impact. From the sublime camerawork to the Oscar-winning music of Vangelis, Chariots of fire has found its way into the hearts of moviegoers everywhere.

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