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Going the Distance

1979 1 h 29 min
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This feature-length documentary chronicles the efforts of 8 athletes, both in their home countries before the August 1978 Commonwealth Games and during competition itself. The film was the official film of the 11th Commonwealth Games, held in Edmonton, Canada.

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Going the Distance

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This feature-length documentary chronicles the efforts of 8 athletes, both in their home countries before the August 1978 Commonwealth Games and during competition itself. The film was the official film of the 11th Commonwealth Games, held in Edmonton, Canada.
  • director
    Paul Cowan
  • writer
    Paul Cowan
  • executive producer
    Robert Verrall
    Jacques Bobet
  • cinematography
    Georges Dufaux
    Pierre Letarte
    Tony Westman
    Paul Cowan
  • sound
    Richard Besse
    Alain Corneau
    Garrell Clark
    Ralph Parker
    Richard Nichol
  • editing
    Paul Cowan
    Steven Kellar
    Jeepy Macadam
    Rosemarie Shapley
  • sound editing
    Bernard Bordeleau
  • re-recording
    Jean-Pierre Joutel
  • narrator
    Michael Kane

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