MGM Home Entertainment and VeloNews cordially invite you to a special screeningof THE FLYING SCOTSMAN, the remarkable, true story of cyclist GraemeObree.WHAT: A FREE screening for cycling fans of all ages of the inspirationaland true story of an unlikely cycling champion who battled the odds toreach the pinnacle of his sport in The Flying Scotsman, arriving on DVDSeptember 18 from MGM Home Entertainment.
WHEN: Friday, September 14th, 2007
7:30 PM (Doors open at 7:00 PM)WHERE: Boulder Theater
2032 14th Street
Boulder, CO 80302
(303) 786-7030ADMISSION: Admission is FREE and will be granted on a firstcome, first serve basis, subject to theater capacity.
ABOUT THE FILM: Jonny Lee Miller (Trainspotting, Melinda and Melinda) stars as Obree, an amateur cyclist and homegrown hero who became Scotland’s two-time world one-hour cycling record holder while also struggling and learning to cope with debilitating bouts of depression and anxiety. A true testament to the human spirit, the film spans the period of Obree’s life that saw him take, lose, and then retake the cycling title as he races to victory ona bicycle he built himself from scraps of metal and washing machine parts.Featuring a remarkable supporting cast including Laura Fraser (VanillaSky, A Knights Tale), Billy Boyd (The Lord Of The Rings Trilogy, Masterand Commander), and Brian Cox (Zodiac, Running With Scissors), The FlyingScotsman is a triumphant tale about a defiant outsider who’s perseverance,undying commitment and ambition allowed him to ride victorious againstwell-financed, professionally trained competitors on the internationalcycling scene.
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