The Theory of Flight
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As a frustrated artist, Richard eventually finds himself in trouble with the law. He accepts community service in the company of Jane, a strong-willed woman suffering from a neuromuscular disorder. As the two become acquainted, Jane turns to Richard with the biggest favor of all, helping her lose her virginity.
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 50%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"a charming bit of whimsy that probably would crash and burn with lesser talents at the controls"
‑ James Sanford, Kalamazoo Gazette
"Carter's bravura performance is the reason to see The Theory of Flight, but it's a shame that nothing else in the film matches the obvious care she put into her role."
‑ Chris Grunden, Film Journal International
"Kenneth Branagh and Helena Bonham Carter generate enough good will to keep aloft a charming bit of whimsy that probably would crash and burn with lesser talents at the controls."
‑ James Sanford, James Sanford on Film
"It's one thing to be offbeat and unconventional and quite another to be unbelievable."
‑ Michael Dequina, TheMovieReport.com
"The cinematic equivalent to experimental light aircraft, this is a bumpy ride that sputters and fails, not quite crashing yet never soaring above its earnest intentions."
‑ Elias Savada, Nitrate Online
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