The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner (1962)

Director
Tony Richardson

Main cast
Michael Redgrave; Tom Courtenay; Avis Bunnage; Alec McCowen; James Bolam

Genres
Drama

Description
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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