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FILM DETAILS
Certificate PG
Cast
Ian Charleson
Ben Cross
Nigel Havers
Nicholas Farrell
Directors
Hugh Hudson
Screenwriters
Colin Welland
Running Time
123 minutes

Chariots Of Fire
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Plot
Two athletes, Harold Abrahams (Cross) and Eric Liddell (Charleson), take on the establishment, their personal relationships and their inner belief to realise their dream of representing Great Britain at the 1924 Paris Olympics.


Verdict
The cast give PBs, the filmmaking is immaculate and the emotional wallop undeniable. 2012 aside, Chariots is a film for the ages.


Reviewed by Ian Freer

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