Oscar-nominee Demián Bichir’s film ‘The Runway’ directed by Ian Power and produced by Macdara Kelleher and Brendan McDonald will be available nationwide beginning on July 18, 2012 and in select theaters July 20th. It also starts Kerry Condon, James Cosmo, Donncha Crowley, Jaime Kierans, John Carpenter, and Bruno Bichir (Demián’s brother).
In this comedy kind of based on a true story, Ernesto (Demián Bichir) is a Colombian pilot that crashed in a small Irish village. Since he doesn’t speak English, it is thanks to Paco (Jaime Kierans) a 9 year old who speaks Spanish and becomes his translator that he gets help. Paco rewrites Ernesto’s life story motivating the village to help him. Unfortunately for the pair when a detective claims to know one of Ernesto’s secrets, the town’s people being to doubt who they can trust.
The 93-minute film which already premiered in Mexico last year, shows the story about a boy needing a father, a man wanting a family and a town willing to go the extra mile to help someone in need.