The inspirational true story of Bob Champion is told in this uplifting biopic that stars John Hurt as the famed British jockey. Upon discovering that he has cancer during a vacation in Kentucky, Bob (John Hurt: The Elephant Man, Midnight Express) is forced to endure painful chemotherapy. But after a miraculous recovery and supported by his sister Mary (Alison Steadman), his lover Jo (Jan Francis), his boss (Edward Woodward), and his American friend (Ben Johnson: The Last Picture Show), he becomes determined to participate in the prestigious Grand National Steeplechase race.
Release Date: 18 January 2010
Certificate: PG - Parental Guidance
Sound: Dolby Digital
Production Year: 1983
Main Language: English