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LITTLE DIETER NEEDS TO FLY

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Directed by Werner Herzog
United Kingdom, France, 1997
Documentary

Synopsis

This is the unbelievable true story of Dieter Dengler, who fulfilled his life dream of becoming a fighter pilot—a dream which was shattered only a few days into his first tour of duty in the Vietnam War, when he was shot down over Laos…

Synopsis

This is the unbelievable true story of Dieter Dengler, who fulfilled his life dream of becoming a fighter pilot—a dream which was shattered only a few days into his first tour of duty in the Vietnam War, when he was shot down over Laos…

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Little Dieter Needs to FlyDirected byWerner Herzog

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Awards & Festivals

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Telluride Film Festival
1997
San Francisco International Film Festival
1999 | Winner: Television - History (Golden Spire)
National Society of Film Critics Awards
1999 | 3rd place: Best Non-Fiction Film

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