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The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner (1962)

NR 09/21/1962 (US) Drama 1h 44m


A rebellious youth sentenced to a 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 a prized athlete.

  1. Tony Richardson


  2. Alan Sillitoe


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  1. Michael Redgrave

    Michael Redgrave

    Ruxton Towers Reformatory Governor

  2. Tom Courtenay

    Tom Courtenay

    Colin Smith

  3. Avis Bunnage

    Avis Bunnage

    Mrs. Smith

  4. Alec McCowen

    Alec McCowen

    Brown, House Master

  5. James Bolam

    James Bolam


  6. Joe Robinson

    Joe Robinson


  7. Dervis Ward


  8. Topsy Jane


  9. Julia Foster

    Julia Foster


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The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner
The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner

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Original Language English

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