Right Stuff (1983).
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Right Stuff (1983).

Right Stuff (1983).


  • Country: USA.
  • Directed by Philip Kaufman.
  • Starring: Scott Glenn, Ed Harris, Barbara Hershey, Dennis Quaid, Pamela Reed, Sam Shepard


Feature film transports audiences to a distant 1947 year, at the very moment when the United States was preparing a secret base for the launch of the first aircraft, the lot which was to be breaking the sound barrier.



One of the main characters in the film - pilot Chuck Yeager higher qualification must fly the plane, but because of an unexpected breakthrough, launch of the first supersonic aircraft X-1 postponed, but Chuck, collecting all the will, finally reaches the desired result and ahead of the speed of sound.



After 8 years 1953 year begins in the selection of the best pilots, who have to set new speed records, and those are. Trained by Chuck Jaeger guys are making incredible progress in lёtnom case.



In 1957 the USSR launches the world's first satellite, which gives top space race. However, Chuck Yeager in this case is set categorically against the space race, and he was expelled from the new team. However, things start to go wrong as planned, and all the astronauts killed 7 has not fulfilled its mission. At that time, a war veteran ready to conquer the new speed records on his plane with a rocket engine, and achieves great successes that may finally help Americans get into space.



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