The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner

The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner (1962)

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.

Writing:
  • Alan Sillitoe
Directing:
  • Tony Richardson
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  • Release Date: 1962-09-20
  • Language: English
  • Country: GB
  • Runtime: 104

James Fox

Willy Gunthorpe - Ranley School Runner

Michael Redgrave

Ruxton Towers Reformatory Governor

Tom Courtenay

Colin Smith

Alec McCowen

Brown, House Master

John Thaw

Bosworth

Arthur Mullard

Chief Borstal Officer

Peter Madden

Mr Smith

Frank Finlay

Booking Office Clerk

Derek Fowlds

Borstal Inmate

Billy Murray

Borstal Inmate (uncredited)
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