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ECFA Award Winner

Runway, The

Original title: Runway, The
German title: fremde Pilot, Der
Ireland, Luxembourg, 2010

Director: Power, Ian
Production company: Fastnet Films
Co-producers: Poderosa Pictures, Lucil Film
Age recommendation: 8 years and up

It is 1983 and Paco and his friend Frogs have gone out on the field that lies on the outskirts of the little hole of a village in the Irish countryside where they live. They have built and intergalactic radio to be able to communicate with aliens and now they are waiting for the spaceship to land. It doesn’t. Instead the Colombian pilot Ernesto crashes on the field. Paco, who thinks that his father is Spanish, has learnt the language by listening to cassette tapes and is the only one who can speak to Ernesto when the entire village tries to get him airborne again. But Paco interprets and translates what Ernesto says to his own benefit.

Cork 2010, Galway 2010 (awarded), Cinemagic Dublin 2010, Rome 2010, Tribeca 2010, Stockholm Junior 2011, Newport 2011, Dallas 2011, Palm Springs 2011, Lucas Frankfurt 2011 (awarded), Buster Copenhagen 2011 (awarded), Cinekid Amsterdam 2011, KINOdiseea Bucharest 2011 (ECFA Award), Just Film Tallinn 2011, Ale Kino! Poznan 2011, Jeugdfilmfestival Vlaanderen Antwerp & Brugge 2012 (awarded), ICFFCY Cyprus 2012, FIFEM Montreal 2012 (awarded), BUFF Malmö 2012

Website: www.poderosapictures.com

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