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Synopsis

Daniel Gordon’s 9.79* looks at the legacy of the 100-metre men’s final at the 1988 Seoul Olympics, when gold medalist Ben Johnson tested positive for anabolic steroids and scandal reigned. For the first time ever, the eight athletes who ran that infamous race tell their story.

Details

Year
2012
Type of film
Features
Running Time
77 mins
Director
Daniel Gordon
Producer
Daniel Gordon, Gretha Viana
Executive Producer
Connor Schell, John Dahl, Gideon Boulting, John Battsek, Charlotte Moore, Maxine Watson, Bill Simmons
Editor
Nicholas Packer
Director of Photography
Charlie Grainger, Nick Bennett, Lula Cerri
Sound
Andy Boag
Music
Tim Atack
Principal Cast
Ben Johnson, Carl Lewis, Linford Christie, Dennis Mitchell, Robson da Silva, Calvin Smith, Ray Stewart, Desai Williams

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Production Company

VeryMuchSo Productions
Tel: + 1 323 284 5076
info@verymuchso.co.uk