The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner (R2/UK BD) in March
BFI have announced the UK DVD and Blu-ray Disc release of The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner on 23rd March 2009. Tom Courtenay stars as a defiant teenager rebelling against the system who discovers a talent for cross-country running. This British New Wave film directed by Tony Richardson also stars Michael Redgrave.
The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner is re-issued on DVD (£17.99 RRP) and released on Blu-ray (£22.99 RRP) in new High-Definition transfers, alongside Saturday Night and Sunday Morning (Karel Reisz, 1960).
- 1.78:1 aspect ratio
- Subtitles for the hearing impaired
- Commentary by film historian Robert Murphy, with lead actor Tom Courtenay and writer Alan Sillitoe
- Video essay by cinematographer Walter Lassally (19mins)
- Momma Don’t Allow (1956), Tony Richardson’s Free Cinema documentary shot by Walter Lassally (22mins)
- Illustrated booklet including essays and biographies
The Blu-ray Disc is coded for Region B and all extras are in HD (1080/24).
Last updated: 09/05/2018 00:26:39