Chariots of Fire

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Chariots of Fire
Chariots of fire.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directit biHugh Hudson
Produced biDavid Puttnam
Written biColin Welland
Muisic biVangelis
CinematographyDavid Watkin
Eeditit biTerry Rawlings
Distributit bi
Release date
  • 30 Mairch 1981 (1981-03-30) (Royal Command Film Performance)
  • 15 Mey 1981 (1981-05-15) (Unitit Kinrick)
Rinnin time
124 meenits
KintraUnitit Kinrick
Budget$5.5 million (£3 million)[1]
Box office$59 million (U.S.)[2]

Chariots of Fire is a 1981 Breetish historical drama sports film directit bi Hugh Hudson, produced bi David Puttnam, an written bi Colin Welland. It tells the fact-based story o twa athletes in the 1924 Olympics: Eric Liddell, a devout Scots Christian that rins for the glory o God, an Harold Abrahams, an Inglis Jew that runs tae owercome prejudice.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Alexander Walker, Icons in the Fire: The Rise and Fall of Practically Everyone in the British Film Industry 1984-2000, Orion Books, 2005 p28
  2. Chariots of Fire at Box Office Mojo