Added by on 2015-07-20

This-Sporting-Life

This-Sporting-Life

Drama / Sports (1963) 134 minutes ~ Black & White

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Yorkshire coal miner Frank Machin (Richard Harris) picks a fight in a club and subsequently finds himself being recruited for a rugby team. He’s an unpolished player, but his aggressiveness, brutality and indifference to the rules of fair play impress the team owners. Suddenly a rising star, Frank despairs that his success on the playing field isn’t equaled in his personal life. He loves a widowed, emotionally challenged landlady (Rachel Roberts) who’s too damaged to return his feelings.

Director: Lindsay Anderson

Writers: (based on the novel by), David Storey (screenplay)

Stars: Richard Harris, Rachel Roberts, Alan Badel

This-Sporting-Life

This-Sporting-Life

This-Sporting-Life

This-Sporting-Life

This-Sporting-Life

This-Sporting-Life