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October Sky (1999)


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Homer H. Hickam
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
October Sky (1999)
Based on the 1998 book 'Rocket Boys: A Memoir'
October Sky (1999)
   starred   
Jake Gyllenhaal, Chris Cooper and Laura Dern
Director: Joe Johnston. Also starred Chris Owen, William Lee Scott & Chad Lindberg. Plot: The true story of Homer Hickam (Gyllenhaal), a coal miner's son who was inspired by the first Sputnik launch to take up rocketry against his father's wishes.
October Sky (1999)
   is a film about   
Homer Hickam
Portrayed by Jake Gyllenhaal






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