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Chariots of Fire (NR)

Cast: Nicholas Farrell, Nigel Havers, Ian Charleson, Ben Cross

Runtime: 2 hr. 4 mins.

Genre: Drama

Eric Liddell is a devout Christian who believes that his athletic abilities are a gift from God. Harold Abrahams is an English Jew, a student at Cambridge, who dreams of fame and of proving to his anti-Semitic fellow students, and to the world, that Jews are in no respect inferior. In the process of achieving their goals, through all the obstacles and personal issues they conquer, they prove that striving for victory in their own terms is, perhaps, its own reward. Based on a true story, Chariots of Fire was the winner of four Academy Awards®, including Best Picture and Best Original Screenplay.

Synopsis

Eric Liddell is a devout Christian who believes that his athletic abilities are a gift from God. Harold Abrahams is an English Jew, a student at Cambridge, who dreams of fame and of proving to his anti-Semitic fellow students, and to the world, that Jews are in no respect inferior. In the process of achieving their goals, through all the obstacles and personal issues they conquer, they prove that striving for victory in their own terms is, perhaps, its own reward. Based on a true story, Chariots of Fire was the winner of four Academy Awards®, including Best Picture and Best Original Screenplay.

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