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Release Date:
19 April 1996 (USA) See more »
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. | Add synopsis »
2 wins & 2 nominations See more »
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One of Russell's best See more (14 total) »


  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Russell Crowe ... Lachlan

Christianne Hirt ... Lill

Wanda Cannon ... Betsy

Scott Kraft ... Zeek

Peter Outerbridge ... Johnny
Sara McMillan ... Kate
Bruce Boa ... Mr. Anderson
Katelynd Johnston ... Marion
Tyler Woods ... Charlie
John Bekavac ... Dipper
Robert G. Slade ... Scotty
Kelly Proctor ... Dennis
Roxanne Boulianne ... Anne
David Warburton ... Commander Levin

Ari Cohen ... Cecil
Glen Thompson ... Nigel
Guy Conan Stewart ... Richard (as Guy Stewart)
Grant Dilworth ... Navigation Instructor
Curtis Sali ... Dipper's Cronie #1
Sean Bowie ... Dipper's Cronie #2
Alistair Abell ... Airman #1
Riel Langlois ... Frenchie
Clement Nelson ... Black Dancer
David Cowie ... Controller
Steve James Young ... New Zealander
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Enid-Raye Adams ... Lovely Young Thing (uncredited)
Lisa Stadnykova ... Young Dancer (uncredited)

Directed by
Aaron Kim Johnston 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Aaron Kim Johnston  written by

Produced by
Jack Clements .... producer
Aaron Kim Johnston .... producer
Joseph MacDonald .... co-producer
Ches Yetman .... co-producer
Original Music by
Victor Davies 
Cinematography by
Ian Elkin 
Film Editing by
Rita Roy 
Casting by
Anne Tait 
Production Design by
Andrew Deskin 
Art Direction by
James Phillips  (as R. James Phillips)
Set Decoration by
Ian Handford 
Mark Andrew Webb 
Costume Design by
Charlotte Penner 
Makeup Department
Pamela M. Athayde .... makeup artist (as Pamela Athayde)
Reginald LeBlanc .... key hair stylist
Production Management
Peter Lhotka .... production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Delanie Horner .... third assistant director
Allan James .... first assistant director
Liz Jarvis .... second assistant director (as Elizabeth Jarvis)
Art Department
Ricardo Alms .... scenic artist
Brian Barstead .... assistant decorator
Lloyd Brandson .... painter
Mark Gebel .... head property master
Jay Robertson .... props
Sound Department
André Chaput .... sound editor
Bob Holbrook .... boom operator
Louis Hone .... sound special effects
David Husby .... sound
Jean-Pierre Joutel .... sound special effects
Andy Malcolm .... sound effects
Jackie Newell .... sound editor (as Jacqueline Newell)
Special Effects by
Clifford Huot .... special effects director
Ted Ross .... special effects supervisor
Camera and Electrical Department
Ernie Kestler .... first assistant camera
Kevin Michael LeBlanc .... second assistant camera
Byron McCulloch .... grip
Glen Treilhard .... camera operator
Casting Department
Shelagh Carter .... casting: Winnipeg
Greg Sheris .... additional casting
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Derek J. Baskerville .... assistant costume designer
Editorial Department
Neila Benson .... first assistant editor
Music Department
Mario Klemens .... orchestra director
Transportation Department
A.J. Hordal .... picture car coordinator
Other crew
Claude Forest .... insurance broker
Grant Johnson .... production assistant
Gregory K. Mciver .... production assistant
Kelly Saxberg .... script supervisor

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Rated PG-13 for sexual situations, language and a poignant death
USA:120 min
Aspect Ratio:
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Did You Know?

Portions of the film were filmed at actual former British Commonwealth Air Training Plan bases in Manitoba. These sites include the former RCAF Stations Brandon, (the site of the Brandon Airport and the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan Museum), Rivers and Chater.See more »
Factual errors: When saying goodbye to his family at the station the Union Jack Flag is flying upside down.See more »
Lachlan:Sweet dreams.
Lill:There's no time for dreams. We've almost run out of night.
Lachlan:There's nothing wrong with daydreams.
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12 out of 14 people found the following review useful.
One of Russell's best, 26 June 2000
Author: barbara451 from san diego

Russell, my fav, is gorgeous in this film. But more than that, the film covers a tremendous range of human passion and sorrow. Everything from marriage to homosexuality is addressed and respected. The film makes the viewer realize that tolerance of other humans provides the route to saving humanity. Fabulous love story between Lachlin and Lil. I replay their scenes over and over again. Anyone who has ever been in love will empathize with these people. All characters are cast and portrayed excellently.

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