The Theory of Flight

The Theory of Flight

By Paul Greengrass

  • Genre: Comedy
  • Release Date: 1998-12-23
  • Advisory Rating: R
  • Runtime: 1h 40min
  • Director: Paul Greengrass
  • Production Company: BBC Films
  • Production Country: United Kingdom
  • iTunes Price: USD 9.99
  • iTunes Rent Price: USD 2.99
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Kenneth Branagh plays Richard, an eccentric and frustrated artist who dreams of human flight. After a glider stunt off a building lands him in court, Richard is forced into community service. There he meets Jane (Helena Bonham Carter), a bright woman who is in the final stages of a terminal illness. Jane's dying wish is to finally lose her virginity and she asks Richard to help, leaving him torn between romance and friendship.