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Chariots of Fire (1981)


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Title: Chariots of Fire (1981)

Tagline: This is the story of two men who run, not to run, but to prove something to the world. They will sacrifice anything to achieve their goals... except their honor.

Genre: Drama, History

Director: Hugh Hudson

Cast: Ben Cross, Ian Charleson, Cheryl Campbell, Alice Krige, Nigel Havers, Ian Holm, Nicholas Farrell, Daniel Gerroll, John Gielgud, Lindsay Anderson, Nigel Davenport, Dennis Christopher, Brad Davis, Patrick Magee, Peter Egan, Struan Rodger, Richard Griffiths, David Yelland, Michael Lonsdale, Patrick Doyle, John Young, Yvonne Gilan, David John, Benny Young, Yves Beneyton, Gerry Slevin, Stephen Mallatratt, Colin Bruce, Alan Polonsky, Edward Wiley, Jeremy Sinden, Andrew Hawkins, Jack Smethurst, Peter Cellier, Philip O'Brien, Ruby Wax, Ralph Lawton, Kim Clifford, John Rutland, Peter Jones, Ted Robbins

Release: 1981-05-15

Runtime: 123

Plot: In the class-obsessed and religiously divided UK of the early 1920s, two determined young runners train for the 1924 Paris Olympics. Eric Liddell, a devout Christian born to Scottish missionaries in China, sees running as part of his worship of God's glory and refuses to train or compete on the Sabbath. Harold Abrahams overcomes anti-Semitism and class bias, but neglects his beloved sweetheart in his single-minded quest.
Chariots of Fire (1981)


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