Also sign me up for fanmail to get updates on all things movies. Breaking away stars reunite after 35 years bicycling. Its no surprise that breaking away won the oscar for best writing and was nominated for four more, including best director and best picture. Dennis quaid, daniel stern, jackie earle haley, dennis christopher, barbara barrie, paul dooley, robyn douglass, hart bochner director. Breaking away 1979 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. I have always enjoyed this movie since it came out and i saw it in the theater. Breaking away quotes 34 total quotes cyril others raymond stoller. Dennis quaid, jackie earle haley, dennis christopher who never got the acclaim. Original soundtrack recording of breaking away, music adapted. At that moment, like many of my friends that next summer was spent in pursuit of hollywood stardom. Kramer, breaking away is a very funny and touching story about love, growing up, bicycle racing, and class consciousness. Suicide squad, war dogs, new season of veep, and more.
Is breaking away available to watch on netflix in america. Sep 03, 2017 in the summer of 1979, i graduated from high school. Exhibitors are scared to death of offbeat, original movies. A film to remember series is of films whove reached a milestone anniversary since their origin of release.
He and his friends enter a bicycle relay race against intramural college teams. Dave, nineteen, has just graduated high school, with his 3 friends, the comical cyril, the warm hearted but shorttempered moocher. The grandstanding finale the real life little 500 bike racegives the film a perfect, crowdpleasing end. The movie wound up winning one academy award for best original screenplay, netting four other oscar. Aug 22, 20 breaking away is a terrific film about workingclass kids in an upperclass town. Youve reached the hub for any and all dramatica analysis of breaking away. Why i love the quarry in breaking away film the guardian. Cycling enthusiast dave dennis christopher adopts an italian persona in the hopes of. Welcome to breakingaway on cafepress the original cafe press shop with the most realistic cutters tshirts from breaking away. Watch breaking away online stream full movie directv.
Shot entirely on location in indiana, breaking away is a sweet look at the cusp of adulthood in a small midwest town coming to grips with the fact that it must get serious about life. The grandstanding finalethe real life little 500 bike racegives the film a perfect, crowdpleasing end. May 18, 2018 breaking away follow dave and his friends as they attempt to beat a group of local college boys in their towns annual bike race in this touching yet hilarious academy award winning film. Breaking away movie clip a fight breaks out 1979 hd. Its been a quarter of a century since breaking away inspired a generation of americans to follow their passions, deepen their friendships, andfor manyto start riding. Happily, one of the breaking away movie bikes is listed and the register confirmed it was made in 1978, the same year filming occurred.
In addition to the storyform, youll also find any additional analysis or media related to the story in question. A teenager who drowned in a southern indiana quarry died after making a 65foot leap from an imposing ledge made famous in the movie breaking away, police said. The inspiring 1979 treasure breaking away far flungers. Dave, moocher, and cyril pursue jobs, girlfriends, and entrance to collegeall of which threaten to break them away from the group that mike leads with an iron fist. Dave dennis christopher and his workingclass friends cyril daniel stern, moocher jackie earle haley and mike dennis quaid spend their posthigh school days in bloomington, indiana, sparring with snooty students from the local university, chasing girls andin daves casedreaming of competitive bicycle racing. Jul 09, 2019 the late roger ebert, chicago suntimes movie critic, had this to say of the film released 40 years ago in july 1979. Breaking away, a wonderful comingofage story, took critics and audiences completely by surprise in 1979 and the film was an instant boxoffice and critical success. The four friends face opposition from all corners as they decide to make. In addition to the storyform, youll also find any additional analysis or media related to the story in question more analysis bridget joness diary. It follows a group of four male teenagers in bloomington, indiana, who have recently graduated from high school.
It is populated with original characters who feel completely real, they all have their ambitions, their fears and their. Watch the dvd and pause on a scene with a cutters shirt, and look at these here. See the full list of breaking away cast and crew including actors, directors, producers and more. Breaking away rehabilitates the word heartwarming as tesichs uncommonly intelligent script gives us wellrounded characters and a potent sense of place. Steve tesichs warm, wise and wonderful screenplay touched a nerve in audiences and peter yates, the director, did a masterful job telling its quintessentially american story. A limestone quarry shown in the 1979 movie breaking away has been filled in so that it is no longer recognizable as the famous or infamous swimming hole it used to be. A smalltown boy obsessed with the italian cycling team vies for the affections of a college girl. In early 2015 the opportunity arose to undertake a special project. Breaking away 1979 tt0078902 dave, nineteen, has just graduated high school, with his 3 friends, the comical cyril, the warm hearted but shorttempered moocher, and the athletic, spiteful but goodhearted mike. Find out where breaking away is streaming, if breaking away is on netflix, and get news and updates, on decider. Breaking away anniversary brings back memories for. Breaking away debuted in 1979 and was a hit with audiences, critics and especially cyclists. Dave crosses himself on learning of team cinzanos imminent arrival oh, dave, try not to become catholic on us.
The late roger ebert, chicago suntimes movie critic, had this to say of the film released 40 years ago in july 1979. Painstakingly designed around the actual shirts worn in the movie. It was created by steve tesich, who wrote the original film, and the films director peter yates served as executive producer as a prequel, the series was set during the year prior to the events of the film. Dave also tries to break away from being a cutter by pretending to be an italian exchange student, a ruse that helps him charm an iu co. Cycling enthusiast dave dennis christopher adopts an italian persona in the hopes of winning an upcoming bicycle race and a college coed. Details include the date it was added to netflix in the usa, any known expiry dates and new episodesseasons, the ratings and cast etc.
And it might be because this was a first for tesich and many of the other people who made the movie. At once a touching, funny comingofage story and a compelling sports film, breaking away is a delightful treat. As a prequel, the series was set during the year prior to the events of the film. Breaking away movie 1979 dennis christopher, dennis quaid. Breaking away cast reuniting in las vegas to celebrate. My five closest friends and i went to every filming location for the movie breaking away that we could. Here you will find unforgettable moments, scenes and lines from all your favorite films.
Read the breaking away movie synopsis, view the movie trailer, get cast and crew information, see movie photos, and more on movies. Breaking away is a movie about four working class friends from a college town who are better know as the cutters a term for the stone quarry workers from town who never got to go to college, and how cycling becomes their unexpected ticket into bigger and better things. Breaking away 1979 movie clip we are not italian in the opening we met bloomington, indian townie dave and buddies, here we meet his parents, paul dooley and barbara barrie, lamenting his obsession italy, since he won a bike in a local race, peter yates directing from steve tesich s original screenplay, in breaking away, 1979. Dave stohler christopher and three of his friends quaid, stern, and. The bike, which had been stored in a secret location, had been loaned by christopher. Breaking away is a wonderful, sunny, funny, goofy, intelligent movie that. Breaking away soundtrack from 1979, composed by various artists, patrick williams. Breaking away is a terrific film about workingclass kids in an upperclass town. Breaking away movie 1979 dennis christopher, dennis quaid, daniel stern. Jun 11, 2015 the movieclips channel is the largest collection of licensed movie clips on the web. It is, in fact, a treasure which is why its in half as many theaters as trash like bloodline.
Breaking away here is all the information you need about breaking away on american netflix. It also notes that this bike had been repaired by gangl cycles involving the replacement of the down tube and top tube and repainting of the frame. There are imitators out there, but these are closest to the real. Breaking away is a 1980 american comedydrama television series that was based on the 1979 film of the same name. Breaking away is a 1979 american coming of age comedydrama film produced and directed by peter yates and written by steve tesich. The film stars dennis christopher, dennis quaid, daniel stern, jackie earle haley, barbara barrie. Shaun cassidy took over the role of dave stohler played by dennis. Original soundtrack recording of breaking away, music. Sep 18, 2015 its been a quarter of a century since breaking away inspired a generation of americans to follow their passions, deepen their friendships, andfor manyto start riding. Breaking away has that integrity, freshness and enthusiasm rarely seen in films anymore. Breaking away is a 1979 comingofage film that is regarded as a classic within its genre, but to me it is a perfect textbook example of everything wrong you can do in this particular genre. Curb your enthusiasm returns after six years away, and hbo premieres its steven spielberg doc. There is no movie that captures this time, the transition from teenager to adulthood, quite as well as peter yates superb film breaking away. Dave, mike, cyril and moocher are out of school and at a loose end, rattling around the leafy, learned environs of.
Some fantastic high resolution photos of the bike were posted by velospeak creator alex yust. In a surprising change of pace from the torpors of the deep, director peter yates has made his most enjoyable film since bullitt. The movieclips channel is the largest collection of licensed movie clips on the web. From first viewing the film has remained a firm personal favourite and daves red bike is a cycling and pop culture icon. If youre into sports movies, love riding bikes, or compete in bike racing yourself, you will love this movie. With dennis christopher, dennis quaid, daniel stern, jackie earle haley. Breaking away is a 1979 film about a smalltown teen obsessed with the italian cycling team who vies for the affections of a college girl. Released by kritzerland in 2015 kr 200294 containing music from breaking away 1979. Dave, nineteen, has just graduated high school, with his 3 friends, the comical cyril, the warm hearted but shorttempered moocher, and the athletic, spiteful but goodhearted mike. Walter ayala of washington jumped saturday into sanders quarry from rooftop ledge, an imposing ledge from which actors in the 1979 film jumped into the quarry in bloomington. It was created by steve tesich, who wrote the original film, and the films director peter yates served as executive producer. It makes this cycling movie much more than a good sports movie though its that, as well.117 901 411 966 945 1617 556 1492 121 1140 1086 88 59 843 947 654 1453 1452 388 77 1333 1018 712 1236 204 1258 606 929 938 261 995 475