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Diverted (2009)

On September 11th, 2001, 38 planes headed to New York City were diverted to Gander, Newfoundland, Canada. A town of 9,000 took in 7,000 passengers for 4 days until American airspace reopened.

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Alex Chapple

Writer:

Tony Marchant
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Shawn Ashmore ... Mike Stiven
David Suchet ... Samuel Stearn
Joanne Whalley ... Marion Price
Colin Buchanan Colin Buchanan ... Andrew Tyler
Anita Majumdar ... Alia Ramaswami
Liisa Repo-Martell ... Eileen Northbrook
Anousha Alamian Anousha Alamian ... Jamal Hassani
Karen LeBlanc ... Nadine
Mark Caven ... Captain Crawford
David Christo ... First Officer
Amy Rutherford ... Flight Attendant
Rick Boland Rick Boland ... Major Reg Bowers
Greg Malone Greg Malone ... Joe Vernon
Phil Churchill Phil Churchill ... Nick (as Philip Churchill)
Susan Kent ... Dori
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On September 11th, 2001, 38 planes headed to New York City were diverted to Gander, Newfoundland, Canada. A town of 9,000 took in 7,000 passengers for 4 days until American airspace reopened.

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Country:

Canada | UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 March 2009 (Canada) See more »

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Stereo

Color:

Color

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1.33 : 1
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About time
8 March 2009 | by rps-2See all my reviews

So what took so long? Right after 9/11, I said the story of Canada accepting hundreds of diverted flights would make a great movie. Finally after eight years, it's happened. This is well done, not "great", but well done. A couple of plausible love stories are effectively worked in. The film seems true to the facts and it captures the wonderful realities of Newfoundland right down to some great "down east" music, the awesome scenery, the legendary hospitality of "Newfies" and even the touristy rite of "kissin' the cod." I hope this film gets some offshore exposure. It was a tragic time but also one in which Canada played a proud role.


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