The Boy Who Could Fly

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Chlopiec który umial latac ( Poland ), Der Knabe, der fliegen konnte ( West Germany ), El niño que podía volar ( Argentina ), Eric hebt ab ( West Germany ), Erics hemlighet ( Sweden ), Il ragazzo che sapeva volare ( Italy ), Más allá de la realidad ( Spain ), Més enllà de la realitat ( Spain ), Nas Asas da Imaginação ( Portugal ), O Garoto Que Podia Voar ( Brazil ), Poika joka osasi lentää ( Finland ), Repül a haverom ( Hungary )

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The Boy Who Could Fly

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In the 1986 film The Boy Who Could Fly, Jay Underwood plays Eric Gibb, an autistic boy who lives with his alcoholic uncle Hugo Gibb (played by Fred Gwynne) and befriends the new girl next door, Millie Michaelson. Because Eric is unable to verbally communicate and his parents died when he was five in a plane crash, Eric faces the constant threat of institutionalization by unsympathetic social workers who believe he is a threat to himself and the community because Eric has ... more


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Lizzy

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B+

My husband thought that this was a good movie02 March 2012

My husband thought that this was a good movie

richie74

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B+

This is a IMDB page Review27 February 2012

IMDB Review:


The characters seem so real and their emotions genuine, it builds at a slow pace but it never gets boring and story development is consistent. This is a quality movie. Very few movies have the power to make a whole story just of characters and situation.

In fact Bruce... more

richie74

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B+

please any info26 February 2012

any comment please on viewing this Award winning family fantasy movie. tks

Mad About Movies

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question04 February 2012

Has anyone seen this, would you recommend it.

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