Chariots of Fire Movie Review 1981

Information and Film Reviews for Chariots of Fire the Movie

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A lush telling of the parallel stories of Harold Abraham and Eric Liddell, English runners who competed in the 1924 Paris Olympics. One was compelled by a hatred of anti-Semitism, the other by the love of God. Outstanding performances by the entire cast.

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Ignatius Press, Distribution Center, PO Box 1339, Fort Collins, CO 80522-1339, Phone: (970)221-3920, Toll-free: 800-651-1531, Fax: (970)221-3964, Email: info@ignatiuspress.com, URL: http://www.ignatiuspress.com

Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 123 minutes.
Originally from British.

Cast and Crew

Genres
The Olympics, Biopics: Sports, Religion, True Stories, Sports Dramas, Running, Paris
Screenplay
Colin Welland
Cast
Ben Cross, Ian Charleson, Nigel Havers, Ian Holm, Alice Krige, Brad Davis, Dennis Christopher, Patrick Magee, Cheryl Campbell, John Gielgud, Lindsay Anderson, Nigel Davenport
Cinematography
David Watkin
Director
Hugh Hudson
Music
Vangelis
Producer
Enigma Productions, David Puttnam

Awards

Oscars 1981: Costume Des., Orig. Screenplay, Picture, Orig. Score; British Acad. 1981: Film, Support. Actor (Holm); Golden Globes 1982: Foreign Film; N.Y. Film Critics 1981: Cinematog.

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