Endurance (film)

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Endurance Film.jpg
Directed by Leslie Woodhead
Bud Greenspan
Produced by Terrence Malick
Max Palevsky
Edward R. Pressman
Starring Haile Gebrselassie
Shawananness Gebrselassie
Yonas Zergaw
Tedesse Haile
Bekele Gebrselassie
Alem Tellahun
Music by John Powell
Hans Zimmer
Cinematography Ivan Strasburg
Edited by Saar Klein
Oral Norrie Ottey
Distributed by Buena Vista Pictures
Release date
  • February 5, 1999 (1999-02-05)
Running time
83 minutes
Country United States
United Kingdom
Language English

Endurance is a 1999 docudrama film about the famous distance runner Haile Gebrselassie with Gebrselassie playing the role of himself.

It was written and directed by Leslie Woodhead and Bud Greenspan, and produced and released by Walt Disney Pictures. The movie features Gebrselassie's upbringing in Ethiopia and his subsequent triumph in the 10,000-meter track event in the Atlanta Olympic Games of 1996.

The movie was released on DVD on January 31, 2012.


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