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Paper Planes

UK Release Date Friday, 23 October 2015
Certificate U
Director Robert Connolly
Cast Ed Oxenbould, Sam Worthington, Julian Dennison
Distributor Lionsgate

Synopsis



The magical story of an Australian boy’s passion for flight and his journey to compete in the world Paper Plane Championships. 

Eleven-year-old Dylan (Ed Oxenbould - Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day) is getting a hard time from a school bully, whilst his father (Sam Worthington - Avatar, Clash of the Titans) is at home grieving over the death of Dylan's mother. When a regional paper plane tournament is announced at Dylan’s primary school, he soon discovers his natural talent for creating the ultimate paper plane. During a whirlwind adventure that takes him all the way to Japan for the world championships, Dylan meets the junior Japanese champion, Kimi, and they develop a close bond challenging each other to build the most beautiful paper plane ever made.

Inspired by his carefree ex fighter-pilot grandfather and a kite hawk he feeds on his way to school, Dylan learns that if at first you don't succeed, fly, fly again!

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