Original title: Champions
Director: John Irvin
Country and year: UK, USA / 1984
Genre: Biographical, drama, sport
Cast: John Hurt, Gregory Jones, Mick Dillon, Ann Bell, Jan Francis, Peter Barkworth, Edward Woodward, Ben Johnson, Kirstie Alley, Alison Steadman, Jonathan Newth, Ceri Jackson, Francesca Brill, Andrew Wilde, Judy Parfitt
A talented young jockey who dreams of winning the grand national steeplechase is stricken with cancer at the age of 31. His struggle back to health is a moving testament to the power of the human spirit. Based on the life of Bob Champion.