The documentary film “The Price of Gold” (Medaljens Pris) by director/producer Folke Rydén has been awarded the prestigious Special Jury Award at the 2013 WorldFest-Houston International Film Festival.
The Price of Gold, commissioned by Swedish Television SVT, examines exactly how much blood, sweat and tears top athletes invest in their quest for success. Is it worth it – and what happens to ones who sacrifice everything to reach the top, but who in the end, for various reasons, don’t make it?
The film was singled-out in a competition filled with numerous of
from around the world.