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Astronaut (2019)

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A lonely widower battles his family, ill health and time to win a competition for a golden ticket to space.

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Shelagh McLeod

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Shelagh McLeod
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Cast

Credited cast:
Richard Dreyfuss ... Angus
Lyriq Bent ... Jim
Colm Feore ... Marcus
Krista Bridges ... Molly
Art Hindle ... Joe
Richie Lawrence ... Barney
Graham Greene ... Len
Jennifer Phipps Jennifer Phipps ... Alice
Joan Gregson ... Frannie
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Sandra Beech Sandra Beech ... Jenny
Anthony Bekenn ... The Doctor
Jason Burke Jason Burke ... Road Construction Engineer
Jeff Douglas Jeff Douglas ... Security Guard
Rosemary Dunmore Rosemary Dunmore ... Ventura Evaluator
Brendan Flynn ... Young Carer
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A lonely widower battles his family, ill health and time to win a competition for a golden ticket to space.

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Country:

Canada

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English

Release Date:

26 July 2019 (USA) See more »

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A touching heart-warming family film
19 August 2019 | by liz-603-768997See all my reviews

A fabulous first feature- length movie for actress/ writer / director Shelagh McLeod. Wonderful performances from this stellar cast, telling Shelagh's beautiful story of hope. This touching film has something special about it - leaving audiences thinking long after the popcorn and coke have been digested .There are even a few laughs ! Loved every minute and look forward to more from this promising new director .


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