MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 12,182 this week

Själen är större än världen (1985)

7.8
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.8/10 from 98 users  
Reviews: 2 user

Captivating and emotional documentary that follows Swedish Discus champion Ricky Bruch as he prepares for the 1984 Olympics at age 38. The film highlights Bruch's obsessive behavior ... See full summary »

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

list image
a list of 50 titles
created 26 Jun 2012
 
a list of 786 titles
created 19 Mar 2013
 
a list of 41 titles
created 9 months ago
 
a list of 629 titles
created 8 months ago
 
list image
a list of 38 titles
created 7 months ago
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Själen är större än världen (1985)

Själen är större än världen (1985) on IMDb 7.8/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Själen är större än världen.
1 win. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Documentary on reported Conservative bias of the Rupert Murdoch-owned Fox News Channel (FNC), which promotes itself as "Fair and Balanced". Material includes interviews with former FNC employees and the inter-office memos they provided.

Director: Robert Greenwald
Stars: Douglas Cheek, Walter Cronkite, Roger Ailes
Religulous (2008)
Documentary | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Bill Maher's take on the current state of world religion.

Director: Larry Charles
Stars: Bill Maher, Tal Bachman, Jonathan Boulden
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Documentary in which director Stefan Jarl has a blood test performed on himself to show the "chemical burden" of trace chemicals in the blood of all people born since World War II.

Director: Stefan Jarl
Stars: Peter Andersson, Stefan Jarl, Eva Röse
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

The first in Stefan Jarl's Mods Trilogy, the film documents the life of two teenagers, Kenta and Stoffe. With interviews from the two boys and their friends about their hedonistic lifestyle... See full summary »

Directors: Stefan Jarl, Jan Lindkvist
Stars: Kenneth 'Kenta' Gustafsson, Gustav 'Stoffe' Svensson, Stefan Jarl
Documentary | Biography
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Director: Stefan Jarl
Stars: Peter Andersson, Thommy Berggren, Jörn Donner
Decency (2013)
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Director: Stefan Jarl
Stars: Thommy Berggren
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Ricky Bruch
Rolf Danneberg
Carl Fredrik Dymling
Bo Hansson
Gina Hemphill
Gunnel Hettman
Hans Holmér
Ulf Morin ...
Himself
John Powell ...
Himself
Bertel Ravald
Bengt Saltin
Lars Erik Unestål
Edit

Storyline

Captivating and emotional documentary that follows Swedish Discus champion Ricky Bruch as he prepares for the 1984 Olympics at age 38. The film highlights Bruch's obsessive behavior regarding his training and preparations. Facing difficulties with the Swedish Olympic Committee, Bruch is denied the right to compete in the Olympic Games. Bent on revenge, he trains like an animal and competes in smaller competitions, ultimately throwing his career-best 71.26 meters (233 feet, 9 inches). Proving to himself and the world that he is the greatest, Ricky's throw would have won the 1984 Olympics by nearly 5 meters. Written by Beau Fay

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Documentary

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

15 March 1985 (Sweden)  »

Also Known As:

The Soul Is Greater Than the World  »

Filming Locations:


Box Office

Gross:

SEK 182,037 (Sweden)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Great movie..can't wait to go to the Gym!
31 July 2007 | by (Sweden) – See all my reviews

This is a kind of Arnolds Schwarzeneggers Pumping Iron..The Swedish Version! If you are into sports this is a very inspiring movie. It captures the spirit of the fight to be the best u can be. I go to the gym 5 times a week and compete in Bodybuilding and I got a new kick from this one. No training movie I've seen has inspired me like this one. This movie captures the depth of Ricky Bruch's mind and gives u taste of what lives top athletes live. When you are at the top of your sport its not a hobby, its a lifestyle and nobody illustrates this better than the Swedish Bear Ricky Bruch. This movie isn't fancy, its just plain and simple Blood and Guts. Go Ricky!


1 of 1 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Själen är större än världen (1985) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page