Whip Whitaker is a commuter airline pilot. While on a flight from Orlando to Atlanta something goes wrong and the plane starts to fly erratically. With little choice Whip crashes the plane and saves almost all on board. When he wakes up in the hospital, his friend from the airline union introduces him to a lawyer who tells him there's a chance he could face criminal charges because his blood test reveals that he is intoxicated with alcohol and cocaine. He denies being impaired, so while an investigation is underway, he is told to keep his act together. However, letting go of his addiction is not as easy as it see...
Whip Whitaker (Denzel Washington) is een piloot die sinds lange tijd op het randje leeft. Seks, drugs en rock & roll zijn hem op het lijf geschreven. Zijn verantwoordelijke baan waarbij hij dagelijks vliegtuigen veilig naar hun eindbestemming moet sturen lijkt door zijn drank- en drugsgebruik al verder naar de achtergrond te verdwijnen en Whip deinst er dan ook niet voor terug om op het werk te drinken. Maar dan breekt er voor het opstijgen een verschrikkelijke storm uit.
The mood of Flight is bleak, tense, and emotional. The plot centers around alcohol abuse, disasters, and themes of life is a bitch. It is a drama movie. In approach, Flight is serious and realistic. The setting is the USA. It happens in contemporary times. Flight is known for being critically acclaimed and an award winner. Note that it includes drugs/alcohol, nudity, and sexual content.
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Parkes/MacDonald Productions and Image Nation Abu Dhabi have extended their joint venture with a new five year deal.The new deal includes the appointment of Evan Hayes as president of production at Parkes/Macdonald, headed by Walter Parkes and Laurie MacDonald. He will oversee the company’s slate of feature film projects as well as supervise all aspects of production and creative development.The deal extends a relationship which began in 2010 with a $10 million revolving financing fund. The relationship expanded in 2012 when Parkes+MacDonald/Image Nation was formed. The next Parkes+Macdonald/Image Nation project is the untitled feature-length documentary about Malala Yousafzai directed by Davis Guggenheim (“ An Inconvenient Truth ”).The partnership has included “ Flight ,” “ Men In Black 3 ″ and the upcoming “ Keeping Up with the Joneses ,” written by Mike LeSieur , which the partnership developed through their $10 million fund, with Greg Mottola (“ Superbad ”) directing and Zach Galifianakis and Isla Fisher starring.
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