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The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner 1962

  • September 21, 1962
  • 104 mins
  • Tony Richardson
  • Alan Sillitoe (screenplay)
  • United Kingdom
  • English
  • Drama

A rebellious youth, sentenced to a boy's reformatory for robbing a bakery, rises through the ranks of the institution through his prowess as a long distance runner. During his solitary runs, reveries of his life and times before his incarceration lead him to re-evaluate his privileged status as the Governor's prize runner.


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