This Sporting Life

  • 1963
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Sports

From its virtuoso opening shot of a rugby scrum--from the bottom, looking up--to its final emotionally draining moments, THIS SPORTING LIFE is a captivating, visceral film experience. Not only is Lindsay Anderson's (IF..., O LUCKY MAN!) first feature film one of the most poignant sports-centered movies ever made, it is also a landmark in the history of...read more

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(Movie Clip) It's A Rough Game
Frank (Richard Harris) has won a spot on the local rugby team (director Lindsay Anderson shooting at Belle Vue, Wakefield, West Yorkshire), thinking o (more…)
(Movie Clip) Just A Bit Dazed
Director Lindsay Anderson s opening, Richard Harris, himself a formidable player in his college years, in an English rugby match, getting thumped, in (more…)
(Movie Clip) You Want A Thumping, Love?
In a flashback, Richard Harris is Frank, a coal miner, whom we know soon becomes a star rugby player, denied entrance to a night club, bashing his way (more…)

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  • Rating: NR
  • Review: From its virtuoso opening shot of a rugby scrum--from the bottom, looking up--to its final emotionally draining moments, THIS SPORTING LIFE is a captivating, visceral film experience. Not only is Lindsay Anderson's (IF..., O LUCKY MAN!) first feature film… (more)

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