• 77%
    47 votes
  • Rate this movie
    What did you think?

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.


If you like The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner, check out...