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Colin K. Gray in Freedom's Fury

Freedom's Fury

2006 NR

In this Cannes Film Festival selection, filmmaker Colin K. Gray documents the infamous 1956 water polo match between Hungary and the Soviet Union, a contest later dubbed "the bloodiest game in Olympic history." Just two weeks before the start of the Olympic Games in Melbourne, Australia, the Soviet Union had effectively silenced a popular uprising in Budapest -- an action that only fueled the Hungarian players' passions come game time.