Steal The Sky

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Steal the Sky is a 1988 HBO movie directed by John D. Hancock and starring Mariel Hemingway and Ben Cross. The film is based on the true story of Iraqi fighter pilot Munir Redfa, who defected by flying a MiG-21 fighter jet to Israel in 1966. read more

Steal the Sky is a 1988 HBO movie directed by John D. Hancock and starring Mariel Hemingway and Ben Cross. The film is based on the true story of Iraqi fighter pilot Munir Redfa, who defected by flying a MiG-21 fighter jet to Israel in 1966. Steal the Sky was the first production under the HBO-Paramount co-financing agreement launched in 1987.

Original Release

01/01/1988

Cast

Ben Cross Munir Redfa
Mariel Hemingway Helen Mason
Sasson Gabai Kamel Djern
Nicolas Surovy David Mason
Ronald Guttman Mohammed Khader
Mark Rolston Colonel Bukharine
Sam Gray General Curt
Andreas Katsulas Colonel Gemayel
Etti Ankri Fara
Michael Shillo General Tal
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

John Hancock

Writers

Christopher Wood, Dorothy Tristan

Cast

Ben Cross Munir Redfa
Mariel Hemingway Helen Mason
Sasson Gabai Kamel Djern
Nicolas Surovy David Mason
Ronald Guttman Mohammed Khader
Mark Rolston Colonel Bukharine
Sam Gray General Curt
Andreas Katsulas Colonel Gemayel
Etti Ankri Fara
Michael Shillo General Tal
Tamara Triffez Chantal
Yosef Shiloach Aziz (as Yossi Shiloa)
Reuven Bar-Yotam Dr. Taupe
Faim Saadi Amwar
Maria Cavaiani Nadi
Ilan Zahavi Marcel
Tikva Aziz Lila
Victor Ken Yusef
Uri Gavriel Akmed
Ted Kasanov President

Producers

Editors

Dennis M. O'Connor, Jon Poll

1989 Emmy Outstanding Sound Editing for a Miniseries or a Special Nominated
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