The Runway

The Runway (2010)


The Runway is inspired by the true story of a South American pilot who landed his plane near Mallow, in 1983. Against all odds, the people of the town came together to build a runway to get him home and briefly caught the imagination of the nation. It is the story of Paco, a young boy without a father who adopts the pilot and convinces the town to build a runway to get him home.

Director: Ian Power

Release Date: 2010-07-10
Status: Released
Run time: 101 min / 1:41
Production Company : Fastnet Films
Production Countries: Ireland, Luxembourg



Demián Bichir
Ernesto Cordoba
Kerry Condon
Grace Thomas
James Cosmo
Jamie Kierans
Paco Thomas
Donncha Crowley
Tommy Carmody
Bruno Bichir
Francisco de Caldus
Pat Laffan


Directing Ian Power Director
Production Brendan McDonald Producer
Production Ian Power Producer
Production Macdara Kelleher Producer
Production Brenard Michaux Line Producer

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