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The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner (1962)

20 Apr

104m; U.K.

Director: Tony Richardson

Cast: Michael Redgrave, Tom Courtenay and Avis Bunnage

Synopsis: 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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Posted by on April 20, 2012 in Children, Drama, Working Class

 

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