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Breaking Away

1979

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  • It’s no surprise that Breaking Away so authentically captures its sun-dappled after-school suburban aimlessness, since director Peter Yates is a master of milieu (his The Friends of Eddie Coyle is so transporting a depiction of the grungy outskirts of Beantown that it convinces me I must have had a former life as a Greater Boston bank robber).