Downhill Racer (Criterion Collection) (1969)
Dazzling ski scenes spark this compelling character study of an egotistical small town skier (Robert Redford) who receives a chance for fame in the Olympics, only to discover the glory to be all too fleeting. While courting a seductive European (Camilla Sparv), Redford gets into numerous scrapes with his coach (Gene Hackman). Co-stars Dabney Coleman, Joe Jay Jalbert; Michael Ritchie's directorial debut. 101 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono; Subtitles: English (SDH); interviews; featurette; theatrical trailer; more.