Re: RARA-AVIS: Kiss Me Deadly

From: William Ahearn (
Date: 10 Dec 2007

--- Patrick King <> wrote:

 Personally, I think Sillitoe's
> novelas are every bit as noir as Jim Thompson's.
If you can't see how The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner is diametrically opposed thematically and in its resolution from Savage Night, I can't have this converstaion. Colin Smith, the runner, triumphs in the film and he does it on his own terms. It is one of my fave flick and I wrote it up here:

Patrick, I'm thinking you're joking with all of this.


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