About

In Northern England in the early 1960s, Frank Machin is mean, tough and ambitious enough to become an immediate star in the rugby league team run by local employer Weaver.

7.8
15
Directed by

Lindsay Anderson

Written by

David Storey (Screenplay)

Runtime

134 minutes

Country

United Kingdom

Language

English

Cast

Keywords

sports based on novel or book rugby widow yorkshire kitchen sink realism bitterness coal miner northern england landlady tenant relationship

Photos

Lists

#52 on Top 100 British films BFI

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Actress in a Leading Role

Oscar nomination for Best Actor in a Leading Role Richard Harris