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79 Ratings

The Jericho Mile

Directed by Michael Mann
United States, 1979


Rain Murphy is a man sentenced to life in prison, choosing to do his time in near-isolation, and engages in distance running when given the opportunity for free-time. While his form and speed capture the attention of prison officials who believe he could be competitive for the Olympics,

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The Jericho Mile Directed by Michael Mann

Awards & Festivals

Directors Guild of America

1980 | Winner: Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Specials/Movies for TV/Actuality

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