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Breakaway Reviews

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Louis Proyect
July 13, 2013
Much better than the other reviews reflect. A feel-good entertainment that sheds light on the misunderstood but heroic Sikh peoples. Now available on Netflix streaming, see for yourself and don't rely on the critics.
Kevin Williamson
Jam! Movies
September 30, 2011
The shakiest scenes in Breakaway, a hockey-meets-Bollywood mash-up about skating Sikh-Canadians, occur on the ice. Take that for what you will. The rest of this nimbly-paced but routinely-plotted sports fable is tolerably more entertaining.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
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Kate Taylor
Globe and Mail
September 30, 2011
With a script credited to five writers including its star Vinay Virmani, it is a movie that keeps skating madly off in different directions and desperately needs more coaching than director Robert Lieberman provides.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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Peter Howell
Toronto Star
September 30, 2011
[A] pleasant timewaster, which has a good cast but a not-so-good script.
| Original Score: 2/4
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Dennis Harvey
September 20, 2011
There are no surprises here, with father-son crisis and reconciliation, scaled-down quasi-Bollywood production numbers and the climactic big game all arriving on cue.
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Kirk Honeycutt
Hollywood Reporter
May 9, 2013
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