Release date20 May 1981 (France)
15 April 1983 (NYC) WriterDaniel Odier (novel), Alain Tanner CastTrevor Howard (Yoshka Poliakeff), Mick Ford (Jonas), Bernice Stegers (Betty) Similar moviesRelated Alain Tanner movies
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Light Years Away (French: Les Années lumière) is a 1981 film directed by Alain Tanner. It tells the story of a young man who meets an old man who says he was taught by birds how to fly and is building a flying machine. It is based on a novel by Daniel Odier.
Although filmed in English and shot in Ireland, it was made by a Swiss director and produced by companies from France and Switzerland. The film won the Grand Prix Prize at the 1981 Cannes Film Festival.
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Trevor Howard - Yoshka Poliakeff
Mick Ford - Jonas
Bernice Stegers - Betty
Henri Virlojeux - Lawyer
Gerard Mannix Flynn - Drunken boy (as Mannix Flynn)