An American brings his daughter from the bright lights of the USA to the mystical landscapes of Cornwall, with the intention of reviving the tin mining tradition. But the ghosts of the mines have other ideas.
This Children's Film Foundation story is about Tom, a boy with his head in the clouds who wishes he could fly. But a chance encounter with a Mr Lovejoy at an abandoned airfield helps Tom ... See full summary »
Holy Mary Mother of Gadd. This film simply has to be the most crunching Children's Film Foundation title since Billy And His Magic Pond. I literally weeped with joy after watching this film.
Glitterball is now commonly regarded as the "best film of all time" by Ben Baker of "Taxi for Baker" fame. Other greats to endorse this cinematic genius include Jason Bunyan and "Paul" from Australian soap Neighbours.
Made 5 years before ET this is the quintessential alien film with each one of the 56minutes causing mind-bending pleasure only compared to "Dream Baby" by The Glitter Band.
Join me in this celebration of children's cinema and raise your glasses.
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