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This Sporting Life (Criterion Collection)

This Sporting Life (Criterion Collection)

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Adapted from David Storey's novel of the same title, THIS SPORTING LIFE is a gritty, unblinking look at life in the coal mining region of Northern England as seen through the eyes of Frank Machin (Richard Harris). Produced by Karel Reisz, who made the acclaimed film about working class life SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY MORNING, and directed by Lindsay Anderson, THIS SPORTING LIFE brings realism to both the brutal violence of the Rugby matches it portrays and to the emotional and physical violence in the character's lives. Director Lindsay Anderson Star Richard Harris, Rachel Roberts, Alan Badel, William Hartnell, Colin Blakely, Vanda Godsell, Anne Cunninggham, Jack Watson, Arthur Lowe, Leonard Rossiter Special Features: Anamorphic Widescreen - 1.66 Audio: Dolby Digital Mono 1.0 - English Additional Release Materials: Audio Commentary - Paul Ryan; David Storey Featurettes - Lindsay Anderson: Lucky Man? Interviews - Lois Sutcliffe Smith Short Films - 1. MEET THE PIONEERS (1948) 2. WAKEFIELD EXPRESS (1952) 3. IS THAT ALL THERE IS? (1992) Trailers - Theatrical Trailer Runtime: 134 minutes Year of Release: 1963.

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    Title: This Sporting Life (Criterion Collection)
    Genre: British-Drama, Box Sets
    Starring: Richard Harris, Rachel Roberts, Alan Badel, William Hartnell, Colin Blakely, David Storey
    Director: Lindsay Anderson
    Attributes: Black & White, Restored, Widescreen, Dolby
    Release Date: 1/22/2008
    Original Year: 1963
    Product Type: DVD
    Region: 1
    Rated: NR
    Catalog #: 1737
    UPC: 715515027526
    Item #: HVD002009

    Technical Information

    Street Date: 1/22/2008
    Closed Caption: Yes
    Run Time: 135 minutes
    Studio: Criterion