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Breaking Away(1979)

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Brief Synopsis

Recent midwestern high school graduate Dave is obsessed with bicycle racing. His dream is to compete in the Italian races someday and his immersion in all things Italian is driving his father crazy. Dave and his three best friends fight with the local college kids who look down on them for being "townies." When the Italian bicycle team comes to their town to race, Dave is disillusioned by their snobbery and the dirty tricks they use to win. So Dave drops his Italian identity and he and his friends enter the university''s bike race and compete with their college student rivals.

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MPAA Ratings:  PG Premiere Info: 
Release Date:  1979 Production Date: 
Color/B&W:  Color (DeLuxe) Distributions Co: 
Sound:  Mono Production Co:  Cinema Research Corporation .....Production Company, Trans Audio .....Production Company, 20th Century Fox .....Studio, 20th Century Fox Distribution .....Domestic Theatrical Distributor
Duration(mins):  Country:  United States (USA)
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  • Breaking Away (1979)

    Jay Higgins 2009-08-03

    What makes this film work so well is how well defined and developed the characters are. Great casting, wonderful performances. Paul Dooley and Barbara... MORE>

  • Masterpiece waiting to be re-discovered

    GKA 2009-07-16

    The most amazing thing about living in contemporary modern America is the ability to invent and re-invent yourself, it just depends on how you want to spin... MORE>

  • A humorous & thoughtful coming of age story

    fay 2008-10-04

    A very well done coming of age tale with interesting charaters that both young & old can identify with. I've seen this film a number of times on... MORE>