Summer in the City--Downtown: Made-in-Eugene Movie: Without Limits
Story of Steve Prefontaine and the world of running, determination, and the golden era of Eugene’s Hayward Field in the 1970’s. A biographical film about the record breaking long distance runner, Steve Prefontaine, and his famous coach, Bill Bowerman, who later went on to become co-founder of Nike. Filmed in Eugene in 1996, this film not only showcases local heroes, it also depicts the beauty of the Willamette Valley, specifically Eugene. Starring Billy Crudup and Donald Sutherland, and produced by Tom Cruise with a four out five star rating, this is a can't-miss-movie! The film follows Prefontaine from his early youth in Oregon to the Munich Olympics until his untimely death. This film unwraps the relationships throughout his career while suiting his triumphs and tribulations as a world-class athlete.
Rated PG-13, 117 minutes.