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Reviewed in the United Kingdom on August 24, 2011. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on December 17, 2012. The movie turned out to be "public relations dream" when finished. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. I, being a filmmaker employed at the PBS station in Bloomington, was called to look at the script. Anywhere But Here DVD R4 Susan SARANDON -Natalie PORTMAN - Hart BOCHNER PG, Anywhere But Here - DVD R4 - Susan SARANDON - Natalie PORTMAN - Hart BOCHNER PG. : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in item 7 Breaking Away (DVD 2005 Dual Side) RARE SPORTS DRAMA BRAND NEW - Breaking Away (DVD 2005 Dual Side) RARE SPORTS DRAMA BRAND NEW. The ensemble cast features many actors who perhaps had their break out role in this film including Dennis Christopher, Dennis Quaid, Daniel Stern, Jackie Earle Haley, Barbara Barrie, Paul Dooley, and Robyn Douglass. Pantani: The Accidental Death Of A Cyclist [DVD], AMERICAN FLYERS - AMERICAN FLYERS (1 DVD), Criterion Collection: Friends of Eddie Coyle [DVD] [1973] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC], Shakespeare & Hathaway: Private Investigators: Series 1 [Blu-ray], Father Brown Complete Series 3 (BBC) [Blu-ray]. You'd never guess. 1979's Breaking Away won for Steve Tesich's flawless screenplay, and gained nominations for Best Picture, Peter Yates as director, Barbara Barrie as supporting actress and Patrick Williams' adapted music score. Well I went ahead and ordered it anyway, partly due to the positive reviews here, and have just finished watching it. Its use of "Italian" music is hysterical, from Rossini's "Barber of Seville" to Mendelssohn's "Italian Symphony," is brilliant. $59.95 +$3.55 shipping. Classic coming of age movie in small town America, Reviewed in the United States on November 30, 2019. - eBay Money Back Guarantee - opens in new window or tab, This amount includes applicable customs duties, taxes, brokerage and other fees. Will usually ship within 2 business days of receiving cleared payment. Dennis Quaid doesn't try to be too cute and Robynn Douglas is touching as the college girl who thinks she's found a fantasy boyfriend. Peter Yates' Oscar-winner is a heart-warming coming-of-age story that has also taken its place as the greatest sports movie about cycling ever made. ESPN Films 30 for 30: Slaying the Badger TM6108. A trailer is included as well as two TV spots, and Julie Kirgo's essay continues the praise while pointing out that Tesich and Yates' film acknowledges the oft-denied existence of a Class System in America. The sound is crystal clear, and TT's Isolated Score Track gives us all those opera needle-drop cues in good stereo. View cart for details. Blink and you'll miss a poignant after race reaction shot of Cyril, who in that one reaction shot reveals the entire meaning of the movie. Recommended. 4.9. Comment Report abuse. Only 1 left in stock - order soon. With her soft eyes and patient expression, Barbara Barrie is a charmer. Helpful. No sex, or nudity or bad language. Friends Mike, Cyril and Moocher are in the same boat as Dave. No more interviews." Free shipping for many products! Dave Stoller’s Masi Gran Criterium bike from the film is AWESOME! 1 -, item 2 STEVE TESICH - Breaking Away - DVD - Closed-captioned Color Ntsc Subtitled 2 -, item 3 Breaking Away (DVD, 2012,) REGION 1 / Widescreen / Like New 3 -, item 4 Breaking Away (DVD, 1979) + Insert! Great movie about four recently high school graduates in the college town of Bloomington, Indiana. This is a review of the 2010 Region 2 DVD from Second Sight. Please try again. Something went wrong. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 25 August 2017. The movie came out when I was graduating from high School so is exactly my vintage in thinking. Non bike riders MIGHT believe it possible. However Cyril does seem capable of superhuman strength when he has a bowling ball at his side. 39 product ratings. Four friends graduate from high-school and find themselves looking at an uncertain future in small-town America. Sometimes an underdog movie from the past jumps out as being such a superior, feel-good experience that one wonders why it wasn't voted the Best Picture of its year. View cart for details. Kevin Hart: What Now? Reviewed in the United Kingdom on August 24, 2020. Thankfully there are no computer generated, exaggerated or overenhanced scenes in Breaking Away. Watch It. One of the most poignant scenes in this movie involves father and son walking the hallowed grounds of the local college campus that dad helped build when he worked in the rock quarry years earlier, yet now his own son doesn't feel good enough to attend. In the 'family' category, it will be an instant favorite. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. Copyright © 1995-2020 eBay Inc. All Rights Reserved. I should not have worried, this film is a true classic. Epic time. Watching this 1979 film about a small town family and their son's friends dealing with the next phase of their lives after high school is time well spent. His father, a former cutter who now runs a used car lot, gets irritated with the “eyetalian” stuff and the ini food that obsesses his son. Dave's passion is cycling and his dream is to be a world-class champion like the Italians he idolizes. Top subscription boxes – right to your door, © 1996-2020,, Inc. or its affiliates. I looked for it in listings for years afterwards waiting to video it but was never able to find it. This film hits a lot of the points and does that part well. Gentle soul Mom (Barbara Barrie) is doing her best to keep peace in the family. A must-see! Cycling enthusiast Dave (Dennis Christopher) adopts an Italian persona in the hopes of winning an upcoming bicycle race (and a college co-ed). A timeless bicycle film from 1979. The few romantic scenes in this movie are shockingly effective considering that nobody removes any clothing. seen and I imagine it is a huge upgrade over the previous DVD editions. If you decide to see this film, deactivate your cell phone, turn down the lights, and let the story take you over. Refund?!" Read more. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 25 April 2014. Breaking Away is a surefire audience pleaser. Dave's passion is cycling and his dream is to be a world-class champion like the Italians he idolizes. Matching Family Christmas Pajamas Set Boys Girls Holiday Pjs for Women Men Sleepwea... Family Matching Pajamas Christmas Holiday Santa Claus 2Pcs PJS Set Xmas Sleepwears Red. Hart Of Dixie : Season 1-4 | Boxset - DVD Region 4 Free Shipping! It is a pretty basic product, which nevertheless provides a really good print of this wonderful film. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. There are 5 items available. is in original shrink wrap (if applicable). Movie: Excellent Also let me correct one thing in your review.

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