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The Boy Who Could Fly (1986)

The Boy Who Could Fly
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Lucy Deakins Lucy Deakins
Bonnie Bedelia Bonnie Bedelia
Fred Savage Fred Savage
Colleen Dewhurst Colleen Dewhurst
Mrs. Sherman
Fred Gwynne Fred Gwynne
Uncle Hugo
Mindy Cohn Mindy Cohn
Janet MacLachlan Janet MacLachlan
Mrs. D'Gregario

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Nick Castle Nick Castle
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Description: The Boy Who Could Fly begins when Milly and Lewis, and their recently-widowed mom, Charlene, move to a new neighborhood. Once there, they all deal with a variety of personal problems, but Milly finds a friend in Eric, her autistic next door neighbor. Eric has a fascination with flight, and as the story progresses, he exerts an enthralling force of change on all those around him. The film is about a teenager who cares deeply about another person and, in the process, experiences the renewal of her mind and spirit. The sweet, uplifting and thoroughly spellbinding finale of the film reminds us of the unsuspected resources residi ... (more)
Release date: 26 September 1986
UPC: 085392752423
Tags: Drama (6), Fantasy (6), 1980s (6), Family (4), 1986 (3), Illness (2), Journeying (2), Innocence (2), Disney (2), Bullying (2), 1980's (2), Relationships (2), 80's (1), SnP (1), MMG (1), Students (1), Romance (1), Growth/healing (1), Mind (1), Fantasy/sci-fi (1)
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" Directed by: Nick Castle Produced by: Gary Adelson, Brian E. Frankish, and Richard Vane Written by: Nick Castle Cinematography: Adam Holender and Steven Poster Edited by: Patrick Kennedy Music by: Bruce Broughton Distributed by: 20th Century Fox"

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