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This Sporting Life

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Original title
This Sporting Life
Year
Running time
126 min.
Country
United Kingdom United Kingdom
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Genre
Drama | Free Cinema. Rugby. Sports. Small Town Life (Non-North American)
Synopsis
Richard Harris is Frank Machin, an aggressive rugby-playing miner in the north of England who destroys the relationship he wants most by the force of his rebellious will. Anderson's incisive comment on class expatiation is as forceful as it is subtly riveting.
Awards
1963: Oscar: 2 Nominations: Best Actor (Richard Harris), Actress (Rachel Roberts)
1963: Golden Globes: Nominee to Samuel Goldwyn Award (Best Foreign Film)
1963: BAFTA Awards: Best British Actress (Roberts). 5 Nominations
1963: Cannes Film Festival: Best Actor (Richard Harris)
1963: National Board of Review: Top 10 Best Films
1963: New York Film Critics Circle: Nominated for Best Actor (Richard Harris)
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This Sporting Life
1963
Lindsay Anderson
7.0
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