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The Runway Foreign/Art House

Demian Bichir in 'The Runway'

In this charming comedy, Oscar-nominee Demian Bichir ("A Better Life," "Weeds") stars as Ernesto, a Colombian pilot whose plane has crashed in a small Irish village. Not able to speak a word of English, a precocious 9-year old boy named Paco, the only one in his town who knows Spanish, becomes his translator. Rewriting Ernesto’s mysterious and questionable past, Paco turns him into a hero and a celebrity, motivating the entire town to rally behind Ernesto to help rebuild his plane. When a seedy Colombian detective arrives and threatens to reveal a dark secret about Ernesto, the town begins to question who they can trust. Inspired by true events, "The Runway" tells the story of a boy needing a father, a man wanting a family, and a town willing to do anything for a hero.


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Released - Friday, July 20 , 2012
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