Clint Eastwood has played bad good guys, good bad guys, and has directed more than few yarns about certified American heroes. Sully, his latest tale about individual triumph, deals with the real life American nice guy Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger. On January 15, 2009 the captain safely guided US Airways Flight 1549 to an emergency water landing on the Hudson River. The maneuver became known as “The Miracle on the Hudson.” The Airbus A320 had lost two engines and ‘thrust’ following a “bird strike.” With a combination of skill and courage, Sully saved the lives of all 155 passengers. He and his crew received a Congressional Resolution recognizing them for “heroism, calm under pressure, and dedication to the safety of passengers on board.” Sully was awarded the French Legion of Honor. So where is the conflict? Where are the good guys and bad guys?
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