Visions of Eight (1973)

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  • The Beginning Alternative
  • The Losers Alternative
  • The Women Alternative
  • The Highest Alternative
  • The Fastest Alternative
  • The Longest Alternative
  • The Strongest Alternative
  • The Decathlon Alternative


Events in 1972 Olympic Games as seen by eight directors: The Beginning/France (Jiri Ozerov); The Strongest/Sweden (Mai Zetterling); The Highest/U.S.A. (Arthur Penn); The Women/German Fed. Rep (Michael Pfleghar); The Fastest/Japan (Kon Ichikawa); The Decathlon/Czechoslovakia (Milos Forman); The Losers/France (Claude Lelouche); The Longest/G.B.(John Schlesinger). The Longest looks at Ron Hill, Britain's long distance runner.

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