A bicycle enthusiast in a small college town spends his post-high school summer trying to sort out his future while training for the two biggest races of his life.

Breaking Away

When top-notch cyclist Dave learns that the world's bicycling champions are always Italian, he attempts to turn himself into an Italian, driving his parents crazy. But everything changes after he meets the Italian racing team-an encounter that ultimately leads him and his friends to challenge the local college boys in the town's annual bike race.

Release Date:

1979