The Day the Planes Came
Romantic comedy by Caroline and David Stafford, set in the sleepy town of Gander in Newfoundland, where several American flights were diverted in the immediate aftermath of 9/11.
Romantic comedy by Caroline and David Stafford.
The events of 9/11 cause many American flights to be diverted to Canada. The sleepy town of Gander in Newfoundland finds itself accommodating over 6,000 stranded passengers, including Sarah and her teenage daughter Polly. A selfless and put-upon divorcee, Sarah is seduced by the local people's hospitality. Finally, she learns to let her hair down. She has her first kiss in years, catches a fish, meets Crazy Pete, dabbles in a bit of karaoke and finally gets the few hours of sleep that have eluded her for so long.
Sarah ...... Rosie Cavaliero
Polly ...... Jade Williams
Gary ...... William Hope
Chris ...... Stephen Critchlow
Airport Announcer ...... Peter Marinker
Directed by Marc Beeby.