Mir­a­cle on the Hud­son

Jamaica Gleaner - - PALACE AMUSEMENT FEATURE -

ON THURS­DAY, Jan­uary 15, 2009, the world wit­nessed the ‘Mir­a­cle on the Hud­son’ when Cap­tain Ch­es­ley Sul­len­berger, nick­named ‘Sully’, glided his disabled plane on to the frigid wa­ters of the Hud­son River, sav­ing the lives of all 155 aboard. How­ever, even as Sully was being her­alded by the pub­lic and the me­dia for his un­prece­dented feat of avi­a­tion skill, an in­ves­ti­ga­tion was un­fold­ing that threat­ened to de­stroy his rep­u­ta­tion and his ca­reer.

Sully is an Amer­i­can bi­o­graph­i­cal drama film di­rected by Academy Award winner Clint East­wood and writ­ten by Todd Ko­mar­nicki, based on the au­to­bi­og­ra­phy High­est Duty by Ch­es­ley Sul­len­berger and Jeffrey Zaslow. The film stars Academy Award winner Tom Hanks as Sul­len­berger, with Aaron Eck­hart, Academy Award nom­i­nee Laura Lin­ney, Anna Gunn, Au­tumn Reeser, Holt McCal­lany, Jamey Sheri­dan, and Jerry Fer­rara in sup­port­ing roles.

Academy Award winner Tom Hanks stars as ‘Sully’.

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