Fly Colt Fly: Legend Of The Barefoot Bandit


Director: Adam Gray, Andrew Gray
Year: 2012
Duration: 82 min
Language: English


Colton Harris-Moore had never been in a plane before he hot-wired a Cessna, flew 600 km and crashed in the bush. That was the beginning.


Fly Colt Fly is a feature length documentary about teenage fugitive Colton Harris-Moore, whose superhuman ability to escape capture by stealing airplanes and living in the wilderness made him the modern day folk hero of a new generation. Fusing documentary, graphic novel style animation, and dramatic recreations, the film contrasts the story of a real kid who fell into burglary to keep from starving with his mass media persona, The Barefoot Bandit. While telling Colt’s larger-than-life story, this film examines the public fascination with underdog anti-heroes and how fame becomes the kiss of death for these outlaws we root for.