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Healing (2014)

R | | Drama | May 2015 (USA)
Inspired by true events, HEALING is a story of redemption, the discovery of hope and the healing of the spirit - in the most unlikely place for the most unlikely men.

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Matt Perry
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Viktor Khadem
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Mark Leonard Winter ...
Shane Harrison
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Warren
Jane Menelaus ...
Glenys
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Egan
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Stacey
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Yousef
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Michelle
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Vander
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Travis
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Ted (as Richard Stables)
Harry Tseng ...
Dave
Paul Bonet ...
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Storyline

Viktor Kahdem is a man who has almost given up on life, sentenced to a low-security prison farm, a completely non-threatening environment where it is still felt that some individuals can be reformed. At Won Wron, Case Worker Matt Perry has established a unique program to rehabilitate broken men through giving them the responsibility for the rehabilitation of injured raptors - beautiful, fearsome proud eagles, falcons and owls. Against all odds, Matt takes on Viktor as his number one test case, introducing him to Yasmine, the majestic wedge tailed eagle with a 2 metre wingspan. If these two can tame each other, anything is possible. Written by Craig Monahan

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When Viktor is travelling into the city on the train, the internal shots show he is on a diesel powered V/Line train. However, as his train pulls into Southern Cross station, the external shots of the train show he is now on an electric "Metro" train. The internal shots continue to show him on a V/Line train, then the final external shot shows him stepping off the electric train and (even though in real life, it is plausible to switch between the two trains on that line). at no point in the story is there an explanation or logical reason to why he may have switched trains. See more »

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10 September 2015 | by (Western Australia) – See all my reviews

I was amazed how good this movie was. I have now seen it twice and I still could keep watching it.

This movie has a very good story line and a amazing ray of beautiful birds and the message it gave me is "even the broken and hurt can be mended"

The guy that plays Victor in this movie does a really good job, the role really suits him very much.

Just would also like to say that Yasmine the Eagle in this movie really makes me think about how us humans are threatening there habitat and that really soon they will have nowhere to go at all.

This movie will touch your heart and really makes you think.


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