Plane won­der­ful

The Jewish Chronicle - - LIFE -

CHIL­DREN DON’T get nearly as much at­ten­tion as they de­serve at the cin­ema. They re­main the un­tapped cap­tive au­di­ence due to the small num­ber of films re­leased specif­i­cally for them. Maybe it’s just a sign of th­ese tech­no­log­i­cal times that they no longer need the Su­per Satur­day Kids’ Club that I grew up with watch­ing back-to-back ad­ven­ture fea­tures made by the Chil­dren’s Film Foundation. But I think they do, and Aus­tralian di­rec­tor Robert Con­nolly ob­vi­ously agrees as he has made the de­light­fully old-fash­ioned and heart-warm­ing Pa­per Planes. As de­scribed on the tin this film is quite lit­er­ally about pa­per planes and the young boy Dy­lan (Ed Ox­en­bould) who be­comes ob­ssessed with them as

Tak­ing flight: Ed Ox­en­bould aims for an

up­lift­ing ex­pe­ri­ence

Pa­per Planes

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