The story of airmen training in rural Manitoba in the summer of 1942 to go overseas and become bomber pilots in World War II, as well as the romantic entanglements which overcome them while they contemplate life and love in a world at war.
Did You Know?
's character, Kate, asks Russell Crowe
's character, Lachlan, if he's New Zealander. Lachlan says he's Australian. But Crowe is in fact New Zealander, born in Wellington. See more
Lachlan takes off twice in the Tiger Moth which he had landed in the fields. On both occasions the engine seems to start itself. The only way to start the Gypsy Major engine of a 1940s Tiger Moth is manually to swing the propeller. See more
That's the thing about life, Johnny. you never know where it's gonna take you from one moment to the next. and it's full of surprises.
It's Only a Paper Moon
Music by Harold Arlen
Lyrics by Billy Rose
and E.Y. Harburg
Performed by Heather Davies (chorister) See more