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    Directed by Jacques Ertaud and Jean-Jacques Languepin • 1968 • France

    SNOWS OF GRENOBLE, which covers the 1968 Olympic Winter Games in Grenoble, is wide-ranging in its coverage, though it strives to capture the kinetic energy of the Games rather than attempting a detailed analysis, making viewer...

  • The Olympics in Mexico

    Directed by Alberto Isaac • 1969 • Mexico

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  • Sapporo Winter Olympics

    Directed by Masahiro Shinoda • 1972 • Japan

    Masahiro Shinoda's interest in sports and experience as an athlete, he was a long-distance runner, made him an ideal choice to direct the official film of the XI Olympic Winter Games Sapporo 1972. His work is marked by its gravitas, and this can be fel...