THE LONELINESS OF THE LONG DISTANCE RUNNER
Director: Tony Richardson Run Time: 104 min. Release Year: 1962
Starring: Alec McCowen, Avis Bunnage, James Bolam, Michael Redgrave, Tom Courtenay
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.