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

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Directed byLeslie Woodhead
Bud Greenspan
Produced byTerrence Malick
Max Palevsky
Edward R. Pressman
StarringHaile Gebrselassie
Shawananness Gebrselassie
Yonas Zergaw
Tedesse Haile
Bekele Gebrselassie
Alem Tellahun
Music byJohn Powell
Hans Zimmer
CinematographyIvan Strasburg
Edited bySaar Klein
Oral Norrie Ottey
Distributed byBuena Vista Pictures
Release date
  • February 5, 1999 (1999-02-05)
Running time
83 minutes
CountryUnited States
United Kingdom

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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