The Boy who could fly

United States, 1986

Film
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This is a story of love and courage, filled with moments of great humour. A sensitive girl moves to a new neighbourhood and befriends the autistic and mysterious boy next door. He spends his day perched at his window, dreaming of flight. A sympathetic teacher (Colleen Dewhurst) hopes

Credits

director

Nick Castle

producer

Gary Adelson

Language

English

Duration

01:43:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

35750

Audience classification

PG

Subject categories

Childrens Films

Childrens Films → Children 12+

Childrens Films → Children's films - United States

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - United States

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Autism

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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