Often described as Chariots of Fire on water – True Blue tells the story of the Oxford – Cambridge boat race in 1987 when Oxford, stung by a humiliating defeat in the 1986 boat race, enlisted five top Americans to turn the tide against Cambridge.

Director Ferdinand Fairfax

Writer Rupert Walters, Daniel Topolski, Patrick Robinson

Cast Johan Leysen, Dominic West, Dylan Baker, Geraldine Somerville, Josh Lucas; Brian McGovern

Producers Davina Belling, Clive Parsons

Production Credits Al Burgess - Line Producer, Allan Scott - Executive Producer, Booker Entertainment, Channel Four Films, Film and General Productions, Rafford Films

Ferdinand Fairfax

Festival Section Year Location
Venice Film Festival1996