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Wings of Courage (1995)

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While flying mail across the Andean mountains, Henri Guillaumet's plane has to crash-land, he must trek back to civilizatin on foot.

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Henri Guillaumet
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In 1920's South America a small group of French pilots struggle to prove they can offer a reliable airmail service over the Andes. When one of the young pilots crashes on such a flight he has to try and get back to civilization on foot. Back home, his wife and colleagues start to fear the worst. Written by Jeremy Perkins {J-26}

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From Academy Award Winner Jean-Jacques Annaud comes the first dramatic motion picture filmed in IMAX 3D.


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Also Known As:

A bátorság szárnyai  »

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$10,016,000 (USA) (19 July 1996)

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$15,052 (USA) (1 November 2002)
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When shown in the 3D theatrical format two separate rolls of film run simultaneously past twin projection lenses at 24 frames per second, and are projected onto a flat screen 106 m2 in size. See more »

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Jean Mermoz: Remember what the locals said: the Andes don't give men back... ever!
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Not half bad...not half good either
19 February 2000 | by (Texas) – See all my reviews

I'll admit it outright: I got the movie because of Val Kilmer. I had no idea what it was about, just that I needed it to complete my Kilmer collection. If I wasn't mad enough at spending twenty bucks on a forty minute movie (if it was that long), I was even more perturbed to find Val Kilmer in the movie for less than five minutes. His face IS the cover for crying out loud!

That bickering aside, I still wasn't too impressed with the movie itself. The cinematography was everything I expected from an IMAX film, but the plot just left me wanting more. I guess I can't find the drama when I know the outcome.

At any rate, the film is mediocre at best, and wrong to use Val Kilmer as a selling point. True Romance might as well try that too, he is in that film for about the same amount of time.


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