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Year: 1962
UK: BFI Collections
Cast: Tom Courtenay, Michael Redgrave, James Bolam, Avis Bunnage, Alec McCowen, Julia Foster, John Thaw, Christopher Williams, Joe Robinson, Dervis Ward, Topsy Jane, John Brooking, John Bull, James Cairncross, Peter Duguid, Raymond Dyer, Frank Finlay, James Fox, William Ash Hammond, Peter Kriss, Peter Madden, Philip Martin, Arthur Mullard, Christopher Parker, Robert Percival, Anthony Sagar
Director: Tony Richardson
Country: UK
UK: 93 mins
UK Certificate: 12 contains some moderate violence and bad language
UK Release Date: 11 October 2002 (Limited Release)


At the heart of this Woodfall production lies award-winning performance by
Tom Courtenay plays a rebellious young man who's chosen to represent his reform school in a long distance race. As he trains, he recalls events from his life and was awarded a BAFTA for his performance. Based on a novel by Alan Sillitoe, who also wrote the screenplay, Yorkshire-born director Tony Richardson created a powerful drama.

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