Oscar Movies: Breaking Away


Oscar Nominations: 5

Picture, produced by Peter Yates
Director: Peter Yates
Screenplay (Original): Steve Tesich
Supporting Actress: Barbara Barrie
Scoring: Patrick Williams

Oscar Awards: 1


Oscar Context

In 1979, “Kramer Vs. Kramer” swept most of the important Oscars, Best Picture, Director, Actor (Dustin Hoffman), and Supporting Actress (Meryl Streep). The Scoring Oscar went to Ralph Burns for “All That Jazz.”