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

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$15,052 (USA) (1 November 2002)
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The movie was first shown at Sony's new IMAX 3D Theater in New York City on an eight-story high screen. See more »

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Antoine de Saint-Exupery: But after all, this is a true story. It cannot be perfect.
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28 February 1999 | by (Gatineau, Québec, Canada) – See all my reviews

I finally saw the first IMAX drama: The Wings of Courage. With beautiful images, it's probably great in IMAX, but, I don't see it in IMAX. I rent it on video. So, I lose all the charm of the movie but I see it... The 40 minutes runtime will be most long if the movie was released in real cinema theater. But, it's very interesting to watch and enjoy.

For the movie poster, we see the face of Val Kilmer, but he is about 5 minutes in the movie. I think they helping marketing... but not the sense of the movie.

Chris


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