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The Man Who Wanted to Fly (2018) - Solstice 4K Cinema

Bobby Coote is determined to take flight. Even if it’s the last thing he does…

The Man Who Wanted to Fly (2018)

Thursday 3 October, 7:30pm  |  Individual Screenings: €8.00 (€6.50 conc)

Bobby Coote left school at 13 and says his reading and writing isn't great. He fixes clocks and spends a lot of time in his back shed making violins from old furniture. But he’s never lost sight of a lifelong dream to fly. His neighbour Sean has also caught the bug. Setting aside their own field of dreams they have cut out a runway and even built a hangar in a small rural border community. And now Bobby has used all his savings to buy a plane! He’ll get no encouragement from his brother Ernie. Ernie thinks the whole thing is mad but Bobby says he’ll make this happen … even if it’s the last thing he does.

English  |  Ireland  |  86 mins  |  Cert: 12A  |  Dir: Frank Shouldice

 ★★★★★ A joyful five stars for a life-affirming, jubilant fantasy come true” – Evening Echo









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