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This Sporting Life

Not Yet Rated| 2 hr. 14 min.

Plot Summary
Yorkshire coal miner Frank Machin (Richard Harris) picks a fight in a club and subsequently finds himself being recruited for a rugby team. He's an unpolished player, but his aggressiveness, brutality and indifference to the rules of fair play impress the team owners. Suddenly a rising star, Frank despairs that his success on the playing field isn't equaled in his personal life. He loves a widowed, emotionally challenged landlady (Rachel Roberts) who's too damaged to return his feelings.

Cast: Richard Harris , Rachel Roberts , Alan Badel ,

Director: Lindsay Anderson

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Continental Distributing Inc., Criterion Collection

This Sporting Life (1963)

Release Date: November 3rd, 2000|2 hr. 14 min.

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