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Breaking In

Breaking In

Breaking In

1989 / 94min / 35mm

DIRECTOR: BILL FORSYTH

CAST: BURT REYNOLDS, CASEY SIEMASZKO, SHELIA KELLEY, LORRAINE TOUSSAINT

Before Boogie Nights introduced a new generation to Reynolds the wry, wonderful character actor, he had among the finest roles of his middle age in Forsyth’s caper comedy, playing a retirement-ready safecracker working in Portland, Oregon who takes on young Casey Siemaszko as his overeager apprentice. A sweet- spirited character study from Forsyth (Gregory’s Girl, Local Hero), who discovers a new rueful charm in Reynolds’ old rogue persona.

Breaking In is screening as part of the series Burt Reynolds.