The Games (1970)

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Four marathon runners (one from England, one from the U.S., a Czechoslovakian, and an Australian Aborigine) prepare to run in the Olympic games. The film follows each one and shows what their motivations are for running in the games.


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25 January 2000 | pmichals
outstanding athletics film
A much overlooked film concerning Olympic marathon running. Loosely based on real events of the 1960 Rome Olympics. Follows the travails of four runners; American, Aussie, Check, and English all with different running styles and motivations. The ending is a bit predictable but quite interesting to see it get there. This film needs to put out on video!!

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Release Date:

30 July 1970



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Filming Locations

Copenhagen, Denmark

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