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Astronaut

Drama, Family, Science-fiction/Fantasy
English

Region: Ontario and Nunavut

Year of Production: 2018

Canadian Release Date: March 01, 2019

Duration: 97 minutes

Lonely widower Angus’s long extinguished dream is reignited when a national competition is announced. The prize? One ticket for a trip to space! Way over the age-limit, Angus fudges his birthdate, and enters the competition. Against all odds, he must battle against prejudice, ill health and time, to win the ticket and take the trip of his dreams.

PRODUCTION COMPANY: Buck Productions

DIRECTOR: Shelagh McLeod

SCRIPTWRITERS: Shelagh McLeod

Cast/Participants: Richard Dreyfuss, Lyriq Bent, Colm Feore, Graham Greene, Krista Bridges, Richie Lawrence, Art Hindle