After being commissioned by the 1936 Olympic Committee to create a feature film of the Berlin Olympics, Riefenstahl shot a documentary that celebrates the human body by combining the poetry of bodies in motion with close-ups of athletes in the heat of competition. The production tends to glorify the young male body and, some say, expresses the Nazi attitude toward athletic prowess. Miss Riefenstahl captures the grace of athletes during field hockey, soccer, bicycling, equestrian, aquatic and gymnastic events. Highlights are the Pentathlon and the Decathlon, which was won by American Glenn Morris; it ends with the triumphant conclusion of the games.

Also Known As: Olimpíadas e Mocidade Olímpica - Parte 2: Festa da Beleza, 美の祭典 オリンピア第2部, Jeunesse olympique, Olymp II, Apoteosi di Olympia, Olympia: The Film of the XI. Olympic Games, Part II, Olympia-filmi: Kauneuden juhla, Olympia Part Two: Festival of Beauty, Olympia 2. Teil - Fest der Schönheit, Olimpiada, część II - Święto piękna, Olimpiada, część II, Olympia - Fest der Schönheit - Zweiter Film von den olympischen Spielen Berlin 1936, Oi theoi tou stadiou, Олимпия 2 Soviet, Olimpia, 2.rész - A szépség ünnepe, Bi no saiten, Olimpiada, parte 2, Den stora olympiaden - olympisk ungdom, Les dieux du stade, la fête de la beauté, Olympia, Ídolos do Estádio, Olymp II Czech, Olimpíadas - 2ª Parte: Vencedores Olímpicos, Skønhedens Fest

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  • rango

    it stops after 26 minutes