Chariots of Fire
"Chariots Of Fire" (PG) (1981) (124 mins) (ISBN #0-7907-3101-0)
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England's finest athletes have begun their quest for glory in the 1924 Olympic Games. Success brings honor to their nation. For two runners, the honor at stake is a personal honor ... and their challenge one from within.
Winner of four 1981 Academy Awards including Best Picture, Chariots of Fire is the inspiring story of Harold Abrahams, Eric Liddel and the team that brought Britain one of its greatest sports victories.
Ben Cross, Ian Charleston, Nigel Havers, Nicholas Farrel and Alice Krige enjoyed their first major movie roles in this debut theatrical feature for director Hugh Hudson (Greystone: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes), Producer David Puttname (The Killing Fields, Local Hero) blended these talents to shape a film of unique and lasting impact. From its awesome footage of competition to its Oscar-winning Vangelis score, Chariots of Fire has blazed its way into the heats of movie lovers everywhere.