Eddie the Eagle (PG)

Director Dexter Fletcher. Biography/Comedy/Drama

Eddie the Eagle follows the realisation of the childhood dream of Michael Edwards (a.k.a Eddie), and his unflinching determination to become Great Britain’s first Olympic ski-jumper. Reluctantly aided by former ski-jumper Bronson Peary as his coach, Eddie is unwavering in his quest to reach the 1988 Calgary Winter Games. Eddie the Eagle is an uplifting, inspirational story that celebrates human spirit, passion, and one man’s refusal to accept defeat.

Starring Taron Egerton, Hugh Jackman, Christopher Walken, Rune Temte, Tim McInnerney

Flick Advisor (comments from our film promoters)

The film went down well but I think numbers were short because film goers had thought that the film would not appeal to them. The film was better than expected.

Very good: well-made etc. and really entertaining. A real feel-good film.

An excellent film with a really good "feel good factor" Enjoyed by all who came, especially those of a certain age who remembered the original story when Eddie became a national hero.

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