Seat42f and Warner Bros Home Video have teamed up to give 2 lucky winners a copy of CHARIOTS OF FIRE on BLURAY. For a chance to win leave a comment below telling us why you want to add CHARIOTS OF FIRE to your BLURAY collection. Only one entry per person. Contest ends July 10th. Winners will be notified on July 11th via email so make sure to use a valid email address when you post your comment.
BLURAY Release Date: July 10th, 2012
Oscar® winner Chariots of Fire, the inspiring true story of two very different men competing in the 1924 Olympics, will become available on Blu-ray DiscTM for the first time on July 10 from Warner Home Video (WHV). The title’s release will coincide with this year’s Summer Olympics in London which begins at the end of July.
The four-time Academy Award®-winning film, named Best Picture in 1982, also won for Best Original Screenplay, Best Costume Design, and Best Original Score, and received three additional nominations. Ben Cross (Star Trek) and Ian Charleson (Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan Lord of the Apes) head a stellar cast, which also features British luminaries Ian Holm (Lord of the Rings series), John Gielgud (Gandhi, Arthur) and Lindsay Anderson (O Lucky Man), in this powerful and emotional true story of British sprinters Harold Abrahams (Cross) and Eric Liddell (Charleson). Eric, a devout Scottish missionary runs because he knows it must please God, while Harold, the son of a newly wealthy Jew runs to prove his place in Cambridge society. Ian Holm was nominated for an Oscar® as Best Supporting Actor in his role as Abrahams’ coach.