All that glitters

Australia, 1983

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In September 1982, forty-five nations of the Commonwealth sent 1,500 athletes to Brisbane for the Twelfth Commonwealth Games. This program focuses on athletes and coaches, highlighting their relationships, lifestyles and training and their individual struggles. This film is the official film of the 12th Commonwealth Games, held in Brisbane, and is a combination of the films featured in the “Striving ” series.

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