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The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner

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Directed by Tony Richardson
United Kingdom, 1962
Drama, Sport

Synopsis

A rebellious youth, sentenced to a boy’s reformatory for robbing a bakery, rises through the ranks of the institution by impressing its Governor through his prowess as a long distance runner. He is encouraged to compete in an upcoming race, but faces ridicule from his peers.

Synopsis

A rebellious youth, sentenced to a boy’s reformatory for robbing a bakery, rises through the ranks of the institution by impressing its Governor through his prowess as a long distance runner. He is encouraged to compete in an upcoming race, but faces ridicule from his peers.

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The Loneliness of the Long Distance RunnerDirected byTony Richardson

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Awards & Festivals

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Mar del Plata International Film Festival
1963 | 3 wins including: Best Actor
1963 | Special Mention: FIPRESCI Prize
BAFTA Awards
1963 | Winner: Most Promising Newcomer to Leading Film Roles
Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists
1967 | Nominee: Best Foreign Director

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