Breaking the Surface: the Greg Louganis StoryDirector: Steven Hilliard Stern, Mario Lopez, Michael Murphy, Jeffrey Meek
The real-life story of Olympic diver Greg Louganis is chronicled in this made-for-television drama. Mario Lopez stars as Louganis, an adopted child who went through a difficult adolescence, only to emerge as a world-class diver in the 1988 Olympics. After a notorious diving injury during those games, Louganis went on to win two gold medals. After the games ended though, Louganis was forced to face an even more challenging period and go public with his homosexuality and deal with his HIV-positive status. The film is based on the book of the same name.
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Cast & Crew
|Mario Lopez||Greg Louganis|
|Bruce Weitz||Ron O'Brien|
|Scott Vickaryous||Cold Diver|
|Steven Hilliard Stern||Director|
|Richard Bellis||Score Composer|
|Mike Lyddon||Sound/Sound Designer,Special Effects|
|Jill Scott||Production Designer|
2. "Breaking the Surface" [13:20]
3. "Training Days" [21:54]
4. "A Rocky Romance" [30:51]
5. "The Games" [28:26]
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I LOVE THE MOVIE. BECAUSE IT MADE YOU THINK THAT YOU ARE NOT ALONE IN THE HOMOSEXUAL LIFE. I LOVE GREG LOUGANIS. HE IS VERY STRONG. AND MARIO LOPEZ DID A WONDERFUL JOB PLAYING HIM. I LOVE GAY PEOPLE AND STRAIGHT PEOPLE. I LOVE THE MOVIE. I COULD WATCH IT EVERYDAY. THIS MOVIE HELPS YOU UNDERSTAND THAT YOU HAVE TO BELIEVE IN YOURSELF AND THAT YOU ARE NOT ALONE IN THIS WORLD. AND YOU HAVE TO STAY TRUE TO YOURSELF.IT'S ONE OF MY FAVORITES. YOU CHANGED MY LIFE GREG LOUGANIS AND THANK YOU SO MUCH. I WOULD LOVE TO MEET YOU SOMEDAY AND THANK YOU PERSONALLY. I LOVED THE MOVIE. I THINK GREG LOUGANIS IS A GREAT MAN AND I THINK EVERYONE SHOULD TAKE THE TIME TO WATCH THIS MOVIE. MAYBE FOR SOME PEOPLE WHO HATED GAY PEOPLE YOU MIGHT SEE THAT WORLD IN A DIFFERENT WAY. AND THINK THAT GAY PEOPLE ARE NO DIFFERENT THEY JUST LOVE DIFFERENTLY. I LOVED THE MOVIE!!!!!!!
I LOVED THIS MOIVE. I HAVE SEEN IT THREE TIMES. MARIO LOPEZ IT A GREAT JOB PLAYING THE AMAZING GREG LOUGANIS. I WOULD RECOMMEND EVERYONE TO SEE THIS WONDERFUL MOVIE. I LOVE IT ALL THE WAY FROM START TO FINISH!!!!!IT'S GREAT I LOVE IT!!!