The Flying Scotsman (2006) - Plot Summary Poster

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  • The Flying Scotsman is a feature film based on the remarkable true story of Scottish cyclist Graeme Obree. In 1993, and as an unemployed amateur, Obree broke the world one-hour record on a bike of his own revolutionary design, which he constructed out of scrap metal and parts of a washing machine.

    - Written by Sharon Howat
  • The true story of Graeme Obree, the Champion cyclist who built his bicycle from old bits of washing machines who won his championship only to have his title stripped from him and his mental health problems which he has suffered since.

    - Written by Anonymous


Graeme Obree (Miller) cycled into a wood preparing to hang himself. There is then a flashback to Obree's childhood...

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