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The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner

Not Yet Rated| 1 hr. 43 min.

Plot Summary
Fleet-footed Colin Smith (Tom Courtenay) is a rebellious teenager in the poverty-stricken town of Nottingham, in northern England, who enjoys running as an escape from his harsh reality. Caught stealing cash from a bakery, Colin is sent to a reform school where the manipulative governor (Michael Redgrave) promotes sports as rehabilitation by enlisting Colin in a foot race against a prestigious rival school. What the governor doesn't realize is that Colin is not so easily disciplined.

Cast: Tom Courtenay , Michael Redgrave , Avis Bunnage , Peter Madden , James Bolam , Julia Foster , Dervis Ward , Raymond Dyer

Director: Tony Richardson

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Continental Distributing Inc.

The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner (1962)

Release Date: October 13th, 2000|1 hr. 43 min.

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