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4.1
729 Ratings

The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner

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 through his prowess as a long distance runner.

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The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner Directed by Tony Richardson

Awards & Festivals

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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