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Spotlight on Location: October Sky (1999)

Video | 12 min | Documentary, Short

Year 1957: the Soviets launch Sputnik in space. A young student from a small village in West Virginia gets fascinated & inspired by the technology progress and decides to get to know everything about missiles & aircrafts.
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Updated Apr 30, 1999

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Apr 1999 (United States)

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Joe Johnston
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Charles Gordon
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Jake Gyllenhaal
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Laura Dern
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Chris Cooper
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Natalie Canerday
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Chris Ellis
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Chad Lindberg
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O. Winston Link
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Chris Owen
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William Lee Scott
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Scott Thomas
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7.8 / 10 | 9 votes