Breaking Away

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Breaking Away

  • 1979
  • Directed By: Peter Yates
  • Rated PG
  • Comedy, Drama
  • 100 Minutes
  1. Saturday, April 13, 2013 7:00 p.m.
Still image from the film Of Two Minds

It is that time of the year again...

Rivalry develops between four high-school graduates and an arrogant set of college students at Indiana University. The graduates are labelled as "Cutters" - uneducated sons of limestone cutters. Their rivalry is played out in a rousing bicycle race, the University's "Little 500", which takes place every April. The film is much more complex than a simple coming-of-age story, and as Roger Ebert notes, it presents "...a Middle America we rarely see in the movies".
(2K DCP Presentation)


Tom Schwoegler, long-time Little 500 coach and part of the production crew for the film, is scheduled to be present.