E’ la storia vera di Norman Ollestad, raccontata nel suo memoir Crazy For The Storm: on February 19, 1979, I was in a plane crash with my father, his girlfriend Sandra, and the pilot of our chartered Cessna. Sandra was 30 years old. My dad was 43. I was 11. Just after sunrise, we slammed into a rugged 8,600-foot mountain engulfed in a blizzard. By the end of our nine-hour ordeal, I was the only survivor.
Il romanzo è edito in Italia da Einaudi.
Will Fetters ne ha tratto una sceneggiatura e Sean Penn sembra interessato a dirigerla, nonostante sembrasse in procinto di girare The comedian con Robert De Niro e Kristin Wiig, the story of a bitterly funny insult comic named Jackie Burke (De Niro), who is sentenced to community service after hitting a heckler in the head with a microphone. During his stint paying his dues to society, he meets Harmony (Wiig), a redhead who turns his world upside down.
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