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Breaking Away


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  Breaking Away Review
Tookey's Rating
6 /10
 
Average Rating
8.07 /10
 
Starring
Dennis Christopher , Dennis Quaid , Daniel Stern
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Directed by: Peter Yates
Written by: Steve Tesich (AAW, LONDON FILM CRITICS' AWARD - SCREENWRITER OF THE YEAR))

 
 
 
Released: 1979
   
Genre: DRAMA
SPORTS
RITES-OF-PASSAGE
COMEDY
   
Origin: US
   
Colour: C
   
Length: 101
 
 


 
An American adolescent (Dennis Christopher) dreams of being an Italian cyclist.
Reviewed by Chris Tookey

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This jolly, warm-hearted picture has a tendency to ramble. But it rightly won critical acclaim and a big audience for its youthful cast, stirring story of an underdog, and honest picture of class conflict in small-town America.


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