The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner marked the beginning of a lifelong love affair with Tom Courtenay, who is nothing short of brilliant in this film.
Scattered Thoughts Posts
I am not sure when I first saw this film but I doubt that it was in 1961, when I am certain that it would have been considered inappropriate for a girl of the age that I was then,
Definitely bum-numbing, this is a gripping and involving story and is completely memorable.
Earth’s natural life teeters on the edge of existence. Specimen plants and some animals have been sent into space on ark ships intended to keep the specimens safe until conditions on Earth are suitable to restoring the biosphere.
Kes was Brave, Innovative and Ground-breaking. A memorable, touching, heart-rending, and sobering film.
A Biographical story about John Nash. Gripping. Notable for the insight it offers into the delusions associated with Paranoid Schizophrenia. Excellent performances all round. Worth more than the 8.2 currently shown at IMDB.
Over on my Facebook I am doing the 10 Movies in 10 Days meme – posting a still from a movie that has left an impact on me. I want to continue after the 10 days are up.