David Puttnam

Born: 25 February 1941, London

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Highlighted works

  • Chariots of Fire

    Chariots of Fire

    This uplifting true-life saga of British success at the 1924 Olympics proved a morale-booster at a time when the British film industry was at a very low ebb.

  • Local Hero

    Local Hero

    In Bill Forsyth’s wry culture-clash comedy a Texas oil executive falls for the charms of the Scottish village he’s supposed to be buying up.

Filmography

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