An adventurer takes flight, blinding smile and all

Document author(s):
Manohla Dargis
Document source:
New York Times
Publication date:
October 23, 2009
Document type:
Number of pages:
Source pagination:
Document name subject:
Mira Nair, Gus Van Sant, and Hilary Swank
Document contains:
production co
Related films:
  • Ray — Hackford, Taylor — United States — 2004
  • I'm not there — Haynes, Todd — United States — 2007
  • Milk — Van Sant, Gus — United States — 2008
  • Amelia — Nair, Mira — United States — 2009
Film country(ies):
United States
Film language(s):
Film production company:
AE Electra Productions, Anvil Films, Avalon Pictures, Axon Films, Baldwin Entertainment Group, Bristol Bay Productions, Dreamachine, Endgame Entertainment, Film & Entertainment VIP Medienfonds 4 GmbH & Co. KG, Focus Features, Fox Searchlight Pictures, Grey Water Park Productions, Groundswell Productions, Jinks/Cohen Company, John Goldwyn Productions, John Wells Productions, Killer Films, and Rising Star
Film genre(s):
Biographical, Drama, Feature, Gay/lesbian, Music, and Political
Film subject(s):
  • African American singers -- Biography -- Drama
  • Air pilots' spouses -- United States -- Drama
  • Assassination -- Drama
  • Blind entertainers -- Drama
  • Blues musicians -- United States -- Biography -- Drama
  • Charles, Ray, 1930-2004 -- Drama
  • Distinguished Flying Cross (Medal) -- Drama
  • Dylan, Bob, 1941- -- Drama.
  • Earhart, Amelia, 1897-1937 -- Drama
  • Ertegun, Ahmet M. -- Drama
  • Gay rights -- United States -- History -- Drama
  • Jones, Quincy, 1933- -- Drama
  • Milk, Harvey -- Drama
  • Musical films.
  • Popular music -- United States -- Drama
  • Rock musicians -- United States -- Biography -- Drama.
  • San Francisco (Calif.) -- History -- Drama
  • Wexler, Jerry -- Drama
  • Women air pilots -- United States -- Drama

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