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This Sporting Life

1963 Rated UR 2hr 14m

Richard Harris won Cannes Film Festival's Best Actor Award for his portrayal of a coal miner who finds success as a professional rugby player, only to discover that his standing in society's rigid hierarchy remains unchanged. Meanwhile, his attempts to love his embittered, widowed landlady only serve to further isolate him in depression and the bleak landscape of industrial northern England. Rachel Roberts co-stars in this acclaimed drama.

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Movie Details

1964 BAFTA®
1964 Golden Globe Awards
  • Best Actress in a Motion Picture (Drama) nominee
  • Best Foreign Language Film nominee
1964 Academy Award®
Unrated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Bonus material
Screen formats

Widescreen 1.66:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital Mono