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Charles Nungesser
Michel Monty ...
François Coli
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Katie
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Lydia
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Charlotte
Ben Cook ...
Andy
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Mr. Martin
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Mrs. Martin
Dan Lett ...
Mr. Frears
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Mr. Hindle
Nickolas Swan ...
Simon
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Stacey
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Rhonda
Sheldon Turcott ...
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A young girl, who struggles with her pilot father's death in a plane crash years before, visits her grandmother in Newfoundland. While there, she encounters the ghosts of two pilots, who are condemned to Earth to constantly re-live their own crash that occurred in 1927. The girl decides to help the pair by helping them re-build their airplane and complete their flight so they may be released and, in turn, deal with her own emotional bondage. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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This movie is based on a true event. Capt. Charles Eugene Jules Marie Nungesser and Capt. Francois Coli were a pair of French aviators who may have crashed in Newfoundland as they sought to become the first pilots to fly nonstop from Paris to New York in 1927 - just two weeks before Charles Lindbergh made aviation history with his successful nonstop flight in the opposite direction. Their plane was the White Bird. The wreckage and their bodies were never found. See more »

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joyful movie for the whole family

If you want a break from all the sex and violence in most modern day movies, if you want to see a NICE story, if you want to feel good inside. then this is the movie for you. The premise may be far-fetched, but watch it with the kids and you'll all be smiling when it's over, and maybe wiping away a feel-good tear.


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