About the film
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The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner
Release Date: September 20, 1962
|Production Companies||:||Woodfall Film Productions, British Lion-Columbia Distributors|
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.