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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Craig Sheffer ... Henri
Tom Hulce ... Saint-Exupery
Elizabeth McGovern ... Noëlle
Val Kilmer ... Jean Mermoz
Ken Pogue ... Deley
Ron Sauvé ... Lefebvre (as Ron Sauve)
Freddy Andreiuci ... Young Pilot
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Storyline

In 1920's South America a small group of French pilots struggle to prove they can offer a reliable airmail service over the Andes. When one of the young pilots crashes on such a flight he has to try and get back to civilization on foot. Back home, his wife and colleagues start to fear the worst. Written by Jeremy Perkins {J-26}

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From Academy Award Winner Jean-Jacques Annaud comes the first dramatic motion picture filmed in IMAX 3D.

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Adventure | Romance

Certificate:

G | See all certifications »
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Country:

France | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 September 1996 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

A bátorság szárnyai See more »

Filming Locations:

Canada See more »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$15,054,636

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$15,054,636
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Iwerks Entertainment See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

IMAX 6-Track | DTS 70 mm

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.44 : 1
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Trivia

The movie is based on a true story about the first air-mail service in South America to fly across the Andes. See more »

Quotes

Antoine de Saint-Exupery: Good night, you love birds.
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Best IMAX film out there!
20 January 1999 | by TheDvDFanSee all my reviews

This is the best IMAX film out there! I'm not joking. It is great cause it is the first drama IMAX film. The cast is just perfect and the plot will get you hooked. Now you can see it in your own home (it is now on video)! So if you can find it rent it tonight or if you have it playing at the local IMAX theater near you see it there.

Grade Average: A


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