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| 7 min

Take flight with this short film about the sport of gliding, and enjoy a captivating journey into near space, where all the beauty of earth and heaven meet at the wide-winged engineless craft poised between them. Filmed over the mountains of the Laurentians and the Canadian Rockies, the film offers breathtaking views and whets the appetite for adventure.

  • photography
    Jean Roy
    Martin Duckworth
  • editor
    Werner Nold
  • music
    Karl Duplessis
  • re-recording
    George Croll
  • producer
    Guy Glover
  • director
    Josef Reeve


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