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Breaking Away

A warm and humourous drama of four youths, unsure about life after high school, and how one boy's obsession with bicycle racing offers an escape from the boredom of daily life. Academy Award-winner for Best Screenplay (by Steve Tesich). Stars Dennis Christopher, Dennis Quaid, Daniel Stern and Jackie Earle Haley.

Year: 1979
Genre: Drama, Best of the 1970s, Movies (1001 You Must See Before You Die), Sport Films, Golden Globe - Comedy or Musical
Country: USA
Director: Peter Yates
Starring: Dennis Christopher, Dennis Quaid, Daniel Stern, Jackie Earle Haley, Barbara Barrie, Paul Dooley, Hart Bochner
Duration: 110 Minutes
Rating: PG - Contains low level offensive language.
7.7/10
Location in store: Drama

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