Movie Review: October Sky (1999) (English)
A wonderful movie on motivation and persuing one’s dream. The movie says a true story of Homer Hickman and his friends who dreamt big. The movie story takes place in Coalwood, West Virginia, all boys here grow up here to become coal miners, so they had no reason to think differently. But the inspiring presence of a teacher changes everything for these four boys. Too small to earn a football scholarship leads Hickman to gain a science scholarship, a complete turnaround in life.
The mine superintendent, his father has no greater dream than his son following his footsteps. But the dream for the sky guides him to make and launch homemade rockets with the help of his friends. Will he succeed? What are the challenges that are awaiting him?
A true motivational story, which has a lot to offer to the younger generation today especially for the youth who are struggling to cop up with their living situation. Let us Dream BIG.