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      The Long Run

      R Released May 4, 2000 1 hr. 55 min. Drama List
      Reviews 54% 500+ Ratings Audience Score Bertold Bohmer (Armin Mueller-Stahl) is a white, widowed, German émigré in his mid-60s who has been living in South Africa and coaching black runners for over 30 years. When he is replaced as coach by a much flashier and younger black man, Gasa (Paterson Joseph), Bertold feels his life has lost its meaning. He eventually finds a woman who he believes can be a winner. Read More Read Less

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      Audience Member It's good Movie I like it Wonderful Actors/Actresses in the movie Rated 5 out of 5 stars 01/19/23 Full Review Audience Member a good movie...the production seems indie-ish,and even with an old pro :lmueller-stahl,the acting is a bit rough too..but an inspirational story carries the film off..and the story,along with the story of the comrades makes this a must see Rated 4 out of 5 stars 02/04/23 Full Review Audience Member well umn just seen this movie 4 the 1st time n think that this is a good movie 2 watch....its got a great cast of actors/actressess throughout this movie...i think that both armin mueller stahl n nthati moshesh play good parts throughout this movie..i think that the director of this Drama, Art House & International movie had done a great job of directing this movie because you never know what 2 expect throughout this movie..its a really enjoyable Drama, Art House & International movie 2 watch Rated 5 out of 5 stars 02/27/23 Full Review Audience Member It's nice to have a film come of out of South Africa which isn't focussing on political or social divisions. Some of the acting may be suspicious, but it is a decent story. Rated 3 out of 5 stars 02/06/23 Full Review Audience Member This movie is excellent !!!! Rated 3.5 out of 5 stars 02/10/23 Full Review Audience Member Excellent story of a woman's tenacity and strength Rated 5 out of 5 stars 01/31/23 Full Review Read all reviews Post a rating

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      Sean Axmaker Seattle Post-Intelligencer In the climactic run, Stewart's lazy direction and sloppy editing make "the most grueling race in the world" a jog in the park Rated: C- May 4, 2001 Full Review Read all reviews

      Movie Info

      Synopsis Bertold Bohmer (Armin Mueller-Stahl) is a white, widowed, German émigré in his mid-60s who has been living in South Africa and coaching black runners for over 30 years. When he is replaced as coach by a much flashier and younger black man, Gasa (Paterson Joseph), Bertold feels his life has lost its meaning. He eventually finds a woman who he believes can be a winner.
      Director
      Jean Stewart
      Executive Producer
      Sudhir Pragjee, Sanjeev Singh, Thomas Baer
      Screenwriter
      Johann Potgieter
      Distributor
      Universal Focus
      Production Co
      Distant Horizon
      Rating
      R (Nudity|Some Language)
      Genre
      Drama
      Original Language
      English
      Release Date (Theaters)
      May 4, 2000, Wide
      Release Date (DVD)
      Jun 1, 2004
      Sound Mix
      Dolby Stereo