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The Astronaut Farmer

Rating:PG (for thematic elements, mild violence and language)
Release Date:February 23, 2007
Running time:104 minutes
Cast:Billy Bob Thornton, Virginia Madsen, Bruce Dern, Tim Blake Nelson, Max Thieriot
Director:Michael Polish
Producer:Len Amato, Mark Polish, Michael Polish
Writer:Mark Polish, Michael Polish
Distributor:Warner Independent Pictures

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Description: Dismissed from NASA's space program, former astronaut-in-training Charles Farmer pursues his lifelong dream by building his own rocket. On the eve of his launch, he must battle foreclosure on his ranch, a small-town community of disbelievers, the FAA and FBI agents who want to shut him down in the name of Homeland Security--but he remains determined to reach his goal and instill in his children the courage to pursue their own dreams, no matter the odds.

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