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Breaking Away

Breaking Away is a 1979 film which tells the story of a group of local boys from Bloomington, Indiana who put together a bicycle racing team to compete against teams from the University of Indiana[?]. It stars Dennis Christopher[?], Dennis Quaid[?], Daniel Stern, Jackie Earle Haley, Barbara Barrie[?] and Paul Dooley[?].

The movie was written by Steve Tesich[?] and directed by Peter Yates[?].

It won the Academy Award for Writing Original Screenplay, and was nominated for Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Barbara Barrie), Best Director, Best Music, Original Song Score and Its Adaptation or Best Adaptation Score and Best Picture.

In 1980, a television series version of Breaking Away was released. It starred Shaun Cassidy[?], Vincent Gardenia[?], Barbara Barrie, Jackie Earle Haley, Thom Bray[?] and Tom Wiggin[?].

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