The Flying Scotsman 2006

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The Flying Scotsman ★★½ 2006 (PG-13)

Based on the story of Graeme Obree, a Scottish amateur cyclist who broke several world speed records using a bike of his own design made from, among other things, parts from a washing machine, “Scotsman” highlights his nightmarish problems of self doubt and depression. Despite the litany of cliches, it's well enough done, and there are good moments, though some will find it a definite downer. 96m/C DVD . GB Johnny Miller, Sean Brown, Julie Austin, Billy Boyd, Laura Fraser, Brian Cox, Ron Donachie, Morven Christie, Steven Berkoff, Philip Wright, Adrian Smith, Joseph Carney, Niall Macgregor, Christopher Anderson, Moray Hunter, Niall Greig Fulton, Daniel Andre Pageon, Gudrun Mangel, Muzaffer Cakar; D: Douglas Mackinnon; W: John Brown, Declan Hughes, Simon Rose; C: Gavin Finney; M: Martin Phipps.