Best friends Dave, Mike, Cyril and Moocher have just graduated from high school. Living in the college town of Bloomington, Indiana, they are considered "cutters": the working class of the town so named since most of the middle aged generation, such as their parents, worked at the local limestone quarry, which is now a swimming hole. There is great animosity between the cutters and the generally wealthy Indiana University students, each group who have their own turf in town. The dichotomy is that the limestone was used to build the university, which is now seen as being too good for the locals who built it. Although each of the four is a totally different personality from the other three, they also have in common the fact of being unfocused and unmotivated in life. The one slight exception is Dave. Although he has no job and doesn't know what to do with his life, he is a champion bicycle racer. He idolizes the Italian cycling team so much he pretends to be Italian, much to the chagrin... Written by
Somewhere between growing up and settling down... [Australia Theatrical]
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During the Little 500 race, before the accident involving Dave Stoller, there's a shot of Dave racing out in front of the pack with his leg bandaged and his feet taped to the pedals. See more
That's the place to be right there, Wyoming! Nothin' but prairies and mountains and nobody around. All you need is your bed roll and a good horse.
Don't forget your toothbrush! You're still in your cavity-prone years.
M' apparì tutt' amor
from "Marta" (Italian version)
Music by Friedrich von Flotow
Sung by Dennis Christopher See more