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Amelia

Rating:PG (for some sensuality, language, thematic elements and smoking)
Genre:Drama
Release Date:October 23, 2009
Running time:120 minutes
Cast:Hilary Swank, Richard Gere, Ewan McGregor, Mia Wasikowska, Christopher Eccleston
Director:Mira Nair
Producer:Lydia Dean Pilcher, Kevin Hyman, Ted Waitt
Writer:Ronald Bass
Distributor:Fox Searchlight Pictures

Description: An extraordinary life of adventure, celebrity and continuing mystery comes to light in "Amelia," a vast, thrilling account of legendary aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart. After becoming the first woman to fly across the Atlantic, Amelia was thrust into a new role as America's sweetheart -- the legendary "goddess of light," known for her bold, larger-than-life charisma. Yet, even with her global fame solidified, her belief in flirting with danger and standing up as her own, outspoken woman never changed. She was an inspiration to people everywhere, from First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt to the men closest to her heart: her husband, promoter and publishing magnate George P. Putnam, and her long time friend and lover, pilot Gene Vidal. In the summer of 1937, Amelia set off on her most daunting mission yet: a solo flight around the world that she and George both anxiously foresaw as destined, whatever the outcome, to become one of the most talked-about journeys in history.

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