Alex: The Spirit of a Champion

Screen Shot 2016-01-16 at 4.29.46 PMBased on the classic New Zealand novel, Alex, by Tessa Duder, this is the remarkable story of Alex Archer’s bid for a place in the 1960 Rome Olympic swimming team. But before Alex can represent New Zealand, she has to beat her arch-rival Maggie Benton, overcome a broken leg, experience falling in love for the first time, and confront a tragedy which almost breaks her will to succeed.

Starring:
Lauren A Jackson, Chris Haywood
Runtime:
1 hour, 28 minutes
 1993