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Starring Shawn Ashmore (X-Men), this made-for-TV movie is based on journals kept by Terry Fox during the Marathon of Hope and draw from extensive interviews with family and friends.  Terry presents a dramatic and surprising look at a dynamic young man whose fierce determination has earned the respect, admiration and love of all Canadians.

On April 12, 1980, Terry Fox set out on the Marathon of Hope to raise money for cancer research; by the end of the run he managed to raise the spirit of an entire nation. This is his story. Canadian Broadcaster is CTV. Distributed worldwide by (excluding Canada) by ITV STUDIOS Global Entertainment.


90 Minutes

Canadian broadcaster is CTV.
Distributed worldwide (excluding Canada) by ITV STUDIOS Global Entertainment.

Year of Production:

Sales Contacts

World (excluding Canada)
ITV STUDIOS Global Entertainment
Tobias de Graaff, – Dir. Global TV Distribution

Shaftesbury Sales Company
Lindsay Brown – Sales Executive