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PG-13| 1 hr. 43 min.

Plot Summary
The owner of a struggling bicycle shop, Graeme Obree (Jonny Lee Miller) winning fame as a racing cyclist. Though his wife Anne (Laura Fraser) and friend Malky (Billy Boyd) give him unwavering support, faces huge obstacles in his quest: His struggle with mental illness, and his lack of sponsorships. Nevertheless, Graeme, using a homemade bicycle dubbed "Old Faithful," sets out in pursuit of his dream.

Cast: Jonny Lee Miller , Laura Fraser , Billy Boyd , Brian Cox , Morven Christie , Adrian Smith , Moray Hunter , George Drennen

Director: Douglas Mackinnon

Genres: Docudrama

Distributor: Metro Goldwyn Mayer

The Flying Scotsman (2007)

Release Date: May 4th, 2007|1 hr. 43 min.

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  • 50
    Peter Hartlaub San Francisco Chronicle

    The filmmaking is unremarkable, but the obsessiveness of the lead character is infectious enough to make this drama passable entertainment. show more

  • 75
    Steven Rea Philadelphia Inquirer

    Boasts exciting competitive track cycling footage. show more

  • 38
    Jack Mathews New York Daily News

    For a much better film about a similar story, rent "The World's Fastest Indian," with Anthony Hopkins on a motorcycle. show more

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