R | | Comedy, Fantasy
An introverted loner living in the bowels of the Astrodome plots to develop - with the aid of a mysterious guardian angel - a pair of wings that will help him fly.
In the film, most of the greenspace surrounding the Astrodome was undeveloped (e.g. where Fannin and Knight Road intersect, along with a stretch of Holly Hall Road) back in 1970 - most of the area surrounding the Astrodome has been developed, either... ...
Nothing goes on between you two, does it?
Brewster McCloud: Me and Hope?
Louise: She seems so passionate.
Brewster McCloud: I really didn't notice.
Louise: Do you ever think about that sort of thing?
Brewster McCloud: What?
Louise: Girls, you know. Sex.
Brewster McCloud: Louise, I think you've been talking to Hope. She just asked the the exact...
In final scene, as Louise is leaving the Astrodome, and the large, roll-up door opens for her, revealing bright daylight, a stage-hand can be seen operating the door at the far right edge of the scene. This is only visible on wide-screen format; probably only on the LaserDisc.
During the credits, all the actors turn up as Circus Performers and are introduced by the Ring Master - ending with Bud Cort, who lies dead in the center ring.
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