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Alex: The Spirit of a Champion

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Based 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. (1h 27m)