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Run for Your Life (1988)

Major Charles Forsythe (Carradine) is a Vietnam veteran U.S. Army officer stationed near Rome. He is a brutal, if effective, commander who was "fragged" by his own men in Vietnam. When he ... See full summary »

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Terence Young

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
David Carradine ... Major Charles Forsythe
Lauren Hutton ... Sarah Forsythe
George Segal ... Alan Morani
Franco Nero ... Commissare
Sabine Sun ... Ann Moorcroft
Anthony Dawson ... Colonel Moorcroft
Jill Pearson Jill Pearson ... Doctor Maroussia
Gregg Stewart Gregg Stewart ... Lieutenant Walker
Christine Cox Christine Cox
Coleen Asta Coleen Asta
Pernilla Uverstrum Pernilla Uverstrum
Jaana Gille Jaana Gille
Percy Hogan Percy Hogan
Mickey Knox
John Leamer John Leamer
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Major Charles Forsythe (Carradine) is a Vietnam veteran U.S. Army officer stationed near Rome. He is a brutal, if effective, commander who was "fragged" by his own men in Vietnam. When he is denied promotion because of the number of men injured during his training exercises, he takes out his anger by beating his pregnant wife Sarah (Hutton). She miscarries. On her release from the hospital, Sarah is determined to get back into shape and begins running. She meets Alan Morani (Segal) a former Olympic runner who is a paraplegic as the result of a car accident. Morani offers to coach Sarah to run in the Rome marathon, a race which her husband has won two years in a row. Sarah realizes that winning the race is the best way to avenge the death of her baby and destroy her husband's ego. Written by John McAskill <mcaskill@lasalle.edu>

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Country:

Italy | UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

October 1988 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Marathon See more »

Filming Locations:

Rome, Lazio, Italy

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Stereo

Color:

Color
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