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BREAKING AWAY

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Directed by Peter Yates
United States, 1979
Sport, Drama

Synopsis

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 parents worked at the local limestone quarry.

Synopsis

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 parents worked at the local limestone quarry.

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Breaking AwayDirected byPeter Yates

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Awards & Festivals

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Academy Awards
1980 | Winner: Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
1980 | 4 nominations including: Best Picture
National Board of Review
1979 | 2 wins including: Best Supporting Actor
BAFTA Awards
1980 | Winner: Most Promising Newcomer to Leading Film Role
Directors Guild of America
1980 | Nominee: Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures

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