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The flying Scotsman

Author: Peter BroughanSara GilesPeter GallagherJohn BrownSimon RoseAll authors
Publisher: Beverly Hills, CA : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2007]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Based on the true story of Scottish cyclist Graeme Obree. Despite modest beginnings and a lifelong battle with bipolar disorder, this tenacious and resourceful competitor pedaled his way into history. In 1993, Obree designed and built a bicycle from scrap metal and washing machine parts. Pitted against top competitors in a high-profile race, he broke the world record - only to have his title stripped later in a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Biographical films
Sports films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Biographical
Sports
Drama
Motion pictures, Great Britain
Motion pictures, German
Teatro
Feature
Named Person: Graeme Obree; Graeme Obree; Graeme Obree
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Broughan; Sara Giles; Peter Gallagher; John Brown; Simon Rose; Declan Hughes; Douglas MacKinnon; Jonny Lee Miller; Billy Boyd; Laura Fraser; Morven Christie; Steven Berkoff; Brian Cox; Contentfilm International (Firm); Freewheel International (Firm); Filmstiftung Nordrhein-Westfalen GmbH.; Scottish Screen (Organization); Scion Films.; DNC Entertainment (Firm); Flying Scotsman Films (Firm); Dodsra Production (Firm); Zero West Films (Firm); Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc.
OCLC Number: 162139274
Language Note: English dialogue, English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Notes: Title from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2006.
Credits: Director of photography, Gavin Finney ; composer, Martin Phipps ; production designer, Mike Gunn.
Cast: Jonny Lee Miller, Billy Boyd, Laura Fraser, Morven Christie, Steven Berkoff, Brian Cox.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG-13; for some mature thematic elements and strong language.
Description: 1 videodisc (103 min.) : sound, color; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) and widescreen (1.85:1) presentations; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, double-sided, single-layer, NTSC.
Contents: Flying Scotsman running the legend --
Flying Scotsman comes home --
Bonus feature.
Other Titles: Flying Scotsman (Motion picture)
Responsibility: Contentfilm International and Freewheel International present in association with Filmstiftung Nordrhein Westfalen, Scottish Screen, Scion Films and DNC Entertainment, a Flying Scotsman Films/Dodsra Production production in co-production with Zero West Films ; developed and produced by Peter Broughan ; produced by Sara Giles and Peter Gallagher ; screenplay by John Brown, Simon Rose and Declan Hughes ; directed by Douglas MacKinnon.

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Based on the true story of Scottish cyclist Graeme Obree. Despite modest beginnings and a lifelong battle with bipolar disorder, this tenacious and resourceful competitor pedaled his way into history. In 1993, Obree designed and built a bicycle from scrap metal and washing machine parts. Pitted against top competitors in a high-profile race, he broke the world record - only to have his title stripped later in a storm of controversy.

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