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The Skyjacker's Tale

The Skyjacker's Tale is a movie starring Ishmael Muslim Ali, Peter Bent, and Daniela Biz. After five citizens of the Virgin Islands are convicted in the 1970s of a massacre at one of the island's fancy country clubs, their...

Other Titles
Die Geschichte des Flugzeugentführers Ali LaBeet
Running Time
1 hours 15 minutes
Quality
480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
Genres
Documentary
Director
Jamie Kastner
Writer
Jamie Kastner
Actors
Ishmael Muslim Ali, Peter Bent, Daniela Biz, Tainya-Sue Brown
Country
Canada
Year
2016
Audio Languages
English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
Subtitles
日本語, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

After five citizens of the Virgin Islands are convicted in the 1970s of a massacre at one of the island's fancy country clubs, their ostensible leader stages a skyjacking and escapes to Cuba.

Comments about documentary «The Skyjacker's Tale» (20)

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Albert B.

I am sure this movie was made to spread propaganda, to divide people, to try to push a particular political agenda. It is truly sad that a movie that is clearly intended to be a documentary should be promoted as such. A documentary is not a movie, it is not a movie for the masses. It is a film for the intelligent, it is not propaganda. This movie is NOT a documentary. The movie is as good as you would expect from a journalist, but it is NOT a documentary. The editing is so bad and so much is cut that it really does not add to the story. They have cut out things that would make the story more interesting. If they were in a hurry, they would have gone a little more slow. In the end, it is a sad commentary on the current situation in our world, of how media is now the greatest weapon we have to fight for our freedom. The movie is certainly NOT entertaining, it is depressing. However, it does provide some insight into how this society is being changed by the media.

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Victoria A.

After hearing about this film from several people, I finally watched this movie and was quite amazed. As a viewer, I found it quite compelling, but I think the filmmaker failed to present the film in a way that made it more than a simple story about teenagers and a place to hang out. The story is about a lot of things, but mainly, it is about the desire to escape. Some of the messages are a bit too strong for a film like this, and I don't understand why it is categorized as a documentary. The film itself is also quite short. I think that the movie could have been longer, as it seemed to have a lot of potential for a much better ending. As it is, it leaves the viewer feeling slightly disappointed. I would recommend it to people who want to see a different type of movie. I give it an 8 out of 10, and I think it is a must-see.

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Jeremy

What a stunning film this is! No doubt, a bit overrated. It's full of interesting facts, but I didn't find the movie very compelling, to say the least. One thing that bothered me, however, is that the producers of this documentary didn't bother to reveal the facts about this movie, so that the viewers could easily understand them. It was great that they didn't even reveal the true story of this movie. One thing that is very important in this movie, however, is the role of the lead actor. He really inspired me, and I'd like to see him get a bigger role in the future.

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Joshua

My mom and I saw this movie when it was on HBO. It was very enjoyable and had some awesome music. I highly recommend this film. It was interesting to see the story unfold in a new light. My mom has had nightmares since then. She also felt something in her and thought that she had had an asexual experience. However, I did not see the asexual experience but I felt that her body was able to give birth to a baby. I think she may have been pregnant from a previous sex act. I thought the movie was interesting. It was enjoyable and the visuals were great. I would highly recommend this movie. This movie should be on HBO and will be on DVD in the near future. I would recommend this movie to anyone. This movie is something that everyone should see. My mom and I have watched this movie about ten times.

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Ronald

I'm a big fan of Larry Clark's work, and I was a bit concerned that I would not enjoy his documentary on the Lewis and Clark expedition. I found the story entertaining, and well-told. Although I didn't like the history lesson as much as I thought I would, it still was a great movie. I loved the real-life account of the expedition, as well as the movie. If you like the real story of the expedition, you'll love this documentary. If you don't, then it's not really worth your time. I'd say it's worth your time, but you'll be disappointed.

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Kathleen

There's a lot of criticism about the use of the term "child labor". That's why I love this film. It's basically about the effects of child labor on children. We get to see how much they are exploited, how they feel like they're losing their dignity and power, how the children are forced to work in the fields for the people who are in charge of the fields, and how they are treated in the end. The only reason that it's called a documentary is because it doesn't really have a story to tell. And that's not a bad thing. We don't get to know anything about the people behind the field or their methods of work. But, that doesn't make the film boring. It's just that we don't know anything about them. But we do get to see their labor and how they treat the children and the people around them. We also get to see the conditions in the fields and the people who work there, including the people who work in the fields. I personally think that this film is a good piece of work. I'm not a film critic, but I think that it's an important one.

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Carol

This documentary follows the successful attempts of a team of skydiving enthusiasts to complete the 5th consecutive free-fall over the Great Pyramid of Giza. We are told that they are holding onto each other in their own rope for support during the flight, that they are now wondering if they will make it or if they will break. This is the most suspenseful documentary of all time. Every second of this movie was fantastic. I loved this movie because of the suspense. I have been to Egypt several times and have never had the idea of actually going to see the pyramids. I am looking forward to seeing them once again, but will it be the same? I believe that this movie is a must-see. The story of this film is great and will make you think about your life and what you are doing in life. The reason why this movie is so great is that you feel like you are there with the crew. You are not alone in this movie, and this makes the experience more than worthwhile.

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Kevin D.

I have to say, I am a little bit saddened that this documentary has been pulled from the market. I was very happy to have seen it on video and would like to see it again. The guys were really good and I hope they have a second season of the show on DVD. They have such great stories. I have been to Colorado and they have beautiful natural scenery and beautiful mountains. I have seen them in action and would love to see them in action again. They have so much more to tell and show than they have to tell. It would be nice to see them doing a documentary about Rocky Mountain National Park and its wildlife. It would be interesting to see how they are doing. If anyone has a copy of this show, please let me know.

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Katherine J.

To start off, I don't really understand the dislike of this film. For me, it was a very refreshing take on the world we live in, and is a very entertaining film. I didn't understand the plot at first, and I think that some people may be put off by the subject matter, but it's the type of film that could actually change your outlook on how the world actually is. The film is about a father who goes on a journey to find his daughter, and find out what is really going on. This is a story that is so real and it's a testament to the power of the internet. I think that some people may be put off by the film because it's not going to be like other films that are done on the internet, and for some people it may seem like a boring documentary. But if you think about it, the film is basically showing the reality of life, and the power of the internet. You could not get this film out of your head for a long time. The film really has a lot of emotion behind it, and you can tell that a lot of effort went into it. The film is an emotional roller coaster, and it is very real. It's a film that could really change your view on the world, and the direction it's going. So I would recommend this film to anyone, but it will definitely be the type of film that you will remember.

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Kathy Peters

I found this film extremely well done. I found the scenes from various generations to be very moving. I would recommend it to any person who is interested in the nature of mankind.

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Zachary

Yes, yes, yes. I know this is a tired idea and it may not work, but that's exactly what happened to me and it's one of the reasons I wanted to watch this film. I'm a fan of Dr. Taylor's work, and this film is an honest depiction of his work and what he did for the Vietnamese people. The movie is powerful and beautifully done. It really shows how things were. Taylor's theory was that the U.S. made the war happen to the Vietnamese in order to gain more control over the war. This is the only logical explanation and I think that's what most Americans are taught from their parents. Taylor was a brilliant man and he was a brilliant scientist. He was a man who was extremely committed to what he was doing. The movie is a great movie and it really has everything going for it. It's really well done and it's a wonderful and powerful story. Dr. Taylor has inspired me to learn more about my own history. It's just a shame that this movie didn't do so well and I hope it gets a good screening. It's definitely worth a watch and I can't wait to see it again.

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Michael Nelson

I've been a fan of the Jameson/Spence work since the early 80s. Now I watch this film on a regular basis. The cinematography is breathtaking. And the cinematography of the site is so impressive. It's very eerie. It was interesting to hear about the various opinions on this project and the resulting results. It seemed like the more people who watched this film, the more they liked it. The most interesting thing was the relationship between Spence and the director, who had an in-depth discussion about what they wanted to achieve with the film. It made me wonder if this was the result of the director's project and Spence's love for the director. I really enjoyed the film and it's got a very strong ending that has a lot to say about film-making.

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Terry S.

Great movie. Shows the sort of way life is. People talk a lot about life and the road ahead. Life is not about how many hours you can make or how many dollars you can make. Life is about getting up, doing what you have to do, and seeing the sun rise and fall again. Life is not about being rich and having everything. Life is about making your own path and trying to find your own happiness.

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Bruce

Somebody else pointed out that the title of this movie is "The Skyjacker's Tale" - and it is correct! - but I disagree. It's a movie about an accident which left one man dead and the other severely injured. It is not about a man's struggle to be cured of his condition, but about the efforts of those who are not cured, including the many people who cannot be cured. This movie is very well done and gives us an insight into the personal lives of many people who suffer from this condition. The director has provided a very good image of the world and the different people and places which are not able to be cured of their ailment. It's a very moving movie and I highly recommend it to anyone who is able to appreciate a good film. I give it a 10 out of 10.

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Ashley L.

Greetings again from the darkness. This is an impressive and interesting documentary that I think deserves more than one viewing. The only major disappointment is that the quality of the film itself is pretty weak. It's a feature length film with a fairly small budget, and I feel that this is a significant flaw. I don't know if it was intentional or just a missed opportunity, but it would have been nice to see the film in full 4k resolution (1080p) and at a frame rate of about 60fps. I also think that the editing and the transitions would have been better with some more control over the sound. If you're a hardcore fan of the band, this film is a must-see. If you're not a hardcore fan, but are interested in their music, you might want to check it out. It's worth the price of admission, but it's not an incredibly strong documentary.

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Alan

A great documentary about the rise and fall of the X-Files. This documentary follows the original story of Scully and Mulder, who both served as the lead character in the original X-Files. The story starts in the early 80s, when Scully was known as the "fastest woman on the planet" and Mulder was known as the "smartest man on the planet." Both Mulder and Scully had their own special interests, which included the X-Files. There is even a scene where Mulder explains Scully's background, which involves her having an affair with her boss, Ray Bishop. There is also a scene where Mulder tells Scully that his dad died when he was young. There is a scene where Scully explains her mother was killed by a shotgun blast, which ended up on her head. This film tells the story of how the original X-Files was made, which included the creation of the character of Fox Mulder, as well as the creation of the X-Files. This film shows the current story of the X-Files, and shows what has happened to the X-Files over the years. This documentary was well-made, and is very well done.

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Barbara L.

Watching this film was one of the most exciting experiences I have had in a long time. It was beautifully filmed, with all the colors, shots and sequences just fitting the mood of the film perfectly. I was a bit hesitant at first but ended up loving it. It was truly unique and a nice surprise. I found the characters very interesting and the movie flowed nicely. It was a very personal film and I was happy to find out that I was right in the middle of the people that I was describing to. The dialogue was a bit slow at times but I think that would have been the case with this film if I didn't like the characters and had no idea what they were saying. I really appreciated the actors that made this film. They were not only believable but they were very charismatic and I think this film was a wonderful insight into their lives. The characters are very different from each other and their lives are very unique and entertaining. They are really great and unique characters and I hope that there are more films like this one and that there is a growing trend in Hollywood. I think it is great that people are seeing films that are not cliche, and people are able to relate to them and they are not just cliche characters. I think this film was great and I look forward to seeing more of them.

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Joseph G.

I love this movie and the documentary is also a great movie. It has a great message that shows that all people have the potential to be great. I think people need to see this movie because it is one of the best movies ever made. Also the documentary is also great because it shows the kind of life you can have when you are smart and successful.

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Danielle

This documentary chronicles the life and death of an underground singer/songwriter named Keith, who was a true 'rock star' in the 70's. The documentary focuses on the journey that Keith went through as a rock star, and how he was eventually betrayed and murdered. The documentary is made up of news clips, music footage and various interviews with family members of the victim. A great documentary to view.

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Jean W.

While the premise of the film is the same as in the book, there are a few changes. For one, Keira Knightley was cast as Samantha in the book, instead of Christina Ricci. The two of them have very different personalities, and the book is much more of a character study than the film. Also, the film shows a little more of the love triangle between Seth and Lucy, and there is a brief scene with Samantha's son that makes more sense in the book. Overall, the movie is still an excellent read, and there are plenty of things that make the book better. For instance, I loved how the book ends with Samantha living with a new man, and a new place to live. This is something I would have missed in the movie. And the scene where Lucy breaks up with Seth is one of the most poignant scenes in the book, and in the movie, too. I hope they don't mess this up with the sequel, because I want to see more of the love triangle and the final scenes.