Marathon

Australia, 1983

Film
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Episode of Series “Striving”.
Robert de Castella is one of the top marathon runners in the world today and this film is about the preparation that led to his gold medal at the 1982 Commonwealth Games. The film includes personal films and snapshots that show de Castella’s early running career. These also give us an idea of how he developed the physical and mental stamina that a marathon demands.

Credits

co-director

Bruce Ezard

Dennis O'Rourke

Graham Chase

producer

Nick Torrens

production company

Film Australia

Duration

00:25:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1983

Appears in

Striving

Group of items

Striving

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

016358

Language

English

Subject categories

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Motivation (Psychology)

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Athletes

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Commonwealth Games (12th : 1982 : Brisbane, Qld.)

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Marathon running

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Sports

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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