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Sunshine Superman

Rated PG 100 min. 2015

A heart-racing documentary portrait of Carl Boenish, the father of the BASE jumping movement, whose early passion for skydiving led him to ever more spectacular -and dangerous- feats of foot-launched human flight. Experience his jaw-dropping journey in life and love, to the pinnacle of his achievements when he and wife Jean broke the BASE jumping Guinness World Record in 1984 on the Norwegian 'Troll Wall' mountain range. Incredibly, within days, triumph was followed by disaster. Told through a stunning mix of Carl's 16mm archive footage, well-crafted re-enactments and state-of-the-art aerial photography, Sunshine Superman will leave you breathless and inspired.

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Director: Marah Strauch

Writer: Eric Bruggemann

Producer: Eric Bruggemann and Marah Strauch

Cast: Marah Strauch, Christian Bruno, Cecilie Bull, Jake Suffian, Eric Bruggemann, John Long, Ellen Houlihan and Eric Mofford


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