This sporting life


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Chatsworth, CA : Image Entertainment, c1998.


General Note
Based on the book by David Storey.
General Note
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1963.
Creation/Production Credits
Photographer, Denys Coop ; editor, Peter Taylor ; music composer, Roberto Gerhard ; conductor, Jacques-Louis Monod ; art director, Alan Withy.
Richard Harris, Rachel Roberts, Alan Badel, William Hartnell, Colin Blakely, George Sewell, Vanda Godsell, Arthur Lowe, Jack Watson, Harry Markham.
Northern England, the early 1960s. Frank Machin is a coal miner who is mean, tough and ambitious enough to rise up and become an immediate professional rugby star. The rugby league team is run by local employer Weaver. Machin lodges with Mrs Hammond, whose husband was killed in an accident at Weaver's, but his impulsive and angry nature stop him from being able to reach her as he would like. He becomes increasingly frustrated with his situation. His situation is not helped by the more straightforward enticements of Mrs Weaver.
System Details
DVD, NTSC, widescreen presentation (1.66:1 aspect ratio); Dolby digital mono.
Cannes Film Festival, 1963: Best Actor (Richard Harris)


APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Anderson, L., Reisz, K., Wintle, J., Parkyn, L., Harris, R., Roberts, R., Badel, A., Hartnell, W., Blakely, C., Sewell, G., Godsell, V., Lowe, A., Watson, J., Markham, H., Gerhard, R., & Storey, D. (1998). This sporting life . Image Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Lindsay Anderson et al.. 1998. This Sporting Life. Image Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Lindsay Anderson et al.. This Sporting Life Image Entertainment, 1998.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Anderson, Lindsay, et al. This Sporting Life Image Entertainment, 1998.

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