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A Smile as Big as the Moon (2012)

a special education teacher, helps his students, & trains them, & looks for ways to take them to where they are dreaming to go, space camp!

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Immense faith of a special education teacher in the abilities of his students realize a dream that remains a dream for quite a many. Being the first special education team to attend the NASA's prestigious space camp program, Mike and his class reminds us of the remarkable power of the human spirit. Written by Thejus Joseph Jose

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A special education teacher, his class, and their inspiring journey through U.S. space camp

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29 January 2012 (USA)  »

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Pour le sourire d'un enfant  »

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$5,000,000 (estimated)
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U.S. Space Camp is actually an Alabama State agency, not a U.S. Government Installation, and is operated by the Alabama Space Science Exhibit Commission doing business as "U.S. Space & Rocket Center." The term and name "Space Camp" refers to both the actual physical campus as well as a variety of related programs offered twelve months per year on the campus. See more »

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Even though the story is set in 1988-89 some of the facilities shown at the Alabama Space and Rocket Center - especially the Saturn V center - are all post 2000 constructions. See more »

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Missing the most important part
4 February 2012 | by (Los Angeles, United States) – See all my reviews

This movie is missing the most important part; the part that very few writers can understand and therefore the world desperately needs. This movie is missing the good feelings; the support and understanding and the love. If you do not understand that, then you also need to see the part that is missing.

I truly doubt that the real-life teacher motivated by yelling and criticizing as was shown in this movie.

I think this movie does a great disservice to the world by giving the impression that this is the way that great things are accomplished. I hope someday someone will make movies show how love is really done.


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