Genre: Biography, Drama, Family
Duration: 108 min.
Based on the true story of Homer Hickam, a coal miner's son who was inspired by the first Sputnik launch to take up rocketry against his father's wishes, and eventually became a NASA scientist.
sentimental, touching, realistic, feel good, serious ...
family outing, date night
small town, teacher, family, coming of age, nasa, father son relationship, mining, science, friendship, underdog, satellite, hospital ...
1950s, 20th century, 50s, future, year 1957
west virginia, usa, mine