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The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner

£13.99

Barcode: 5035673007853

  • Format: DVD
  • Studio: BFI
  • Certification: 12
  • Category: Modern Classic
  • Released: 22nd June 2015

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  • Description

    1960s British drama which centres on Colin Smith (Tom Courtenay), a cynical working class youth, who finds himself in a boys' reformatory for robbing a bakery. The governor in charge of the reform school (Michael Redgrave) preaches to his inmates that exercise and physical challenge can permanently destroy a boy's rebellious streak. But Colin is fortunate enough to be on the boss's good side due to his natural running prowess and is offered the chance to train for a race against the local public school. Tensions build as the big day approaches and after a lot of time spent thinking on his lonely runs, Colin might just reconsider his naturally rebellious instincts.
  • Product Details

    Actors James Bolam, Avis Bunnage, Peter Madden, Joe Robinson, Michael Redgrave, Dervis Ward, Alec McCowan, John Thaw, Julia Foster, Tom Courtenay
    Directed by Tony Richardson
    Additional info DVD 9, Anamorphic (16:9), Language(s): English, Hard of Hearing Subtitles: English, Interactive Menu, Screen ratio 1:1.78, PCM Stereo
    No. of discs 1 disc(s)
    Duration 99 mins
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