PG certificateEndurance is a Film programme that first aired in 1998 and has been classified a PG certificate.

Endurance is a 3 star programme


Endurance (1998)

Directed by
Leslie Woodhead
Bud Greenspan

Leslie Woodhead and Bud Greenspan's part documentary, part drama is the story of one of the world's greatest long distance athletes, Haile Gebrsellasie. The documentary side follows him metre by metre in his run for gold in the 10,000m at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics, shot by Greenspan, a veteran of Olympic camerawork. Intercut is the story of how Gebrsellasie, the son of a poor farmer in southern Ethiopia, never gave up on his dream of becoming a great athlete. It shows his strength of personality but also his humanity and the closeness of family as he struggled for success.

Also known as "Resistencia"

Genre: Film

Running Time: 80 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 1998

3/5 Stars

Classification: PG Certificate

Production Country: USA/UK/Germany

Filmed in Colour


Haile Gebrsellasie...Himself
Shawananness Gebrselassie...Haile's Mother
Yonas Zergaw...Young Haile Gebrselassie
Tedesse Haile...Young Haile's Father
Bekele Gebrselassie...Himself
Alem Tellahun...Herself
Assefa Gebrselassie
Tizazu Mashresha
Winishet Tesfaye
Abinet Tedesse
Berhane Tesfaye
Bekele Negash
Berhane Taye
Endale Workineh
Zinash Workineh