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Breaking Away (1979)

Breaking Away
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Robyn Douglass Robyn Douglass

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Description: Best friends Dave, Mike, Cyril and Moocher have just graduated from high school. Living in the college town of Bloomington, Indiana, they are considered "cutters": the working class of the town so named since most of the middle aged generation, such as their parents, worked at the local limestone quarry, which is now a swimming hole. There is great animosity between the cutters and the generally wealthy Indiana University students, each group who have their own turf in town. The dichotomy is that the limestone was used to build the university, which is now seen as being too good for the locals who built it. Although ea ... (more)
Release date: 20 July 1979
UPC: 024543029083
Tags: Drama (6), 1979 (6), Comedy (4), Coming Of Age (4), Indiana (2), Family (2), 1970s (2), Friendship (2), Sports (2), Cycling (2), Rivalry (1), Bicycle Race (1), Trophy (1), Italian (1), Bicycles (1), Flies (1), Marriage License (1), Bicycle Racing (1), Gas Station (1), Car Dealer (1)
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