London, 10 July 2012
An excited and lively Hugh Hudson, the director of 1981’s Academy Award Winner for Best Picture, tells Leicester Square TV’s Charlotte Silver about his Olympics watching plans and his delight about the re-release.
Presented by: Charlotte Silver
Camera/Post: Elizabeth Maddison
Director: Hugh Hudson
UK 2012 Re-Release Date: 13 July 2012
Plot: Based on a true story, Chariots of Fire is about two young British athletes who competed in the 1924 Summer Olympics. The two runners – Harold Abrahams, a Jewish Cambridge student facing anti-semitism, and Eric Liddel, a devout Christian educated by missionaries in China, compete for completely different reasons. But both men have the same goal in mind: Olympic gold.