“The most inspirational movie of the year.”

The Huffington Post

“One of the best, most moving Australian docos I’ve ever seen.”

Movies with Alex First, 2GB Radio

“A revealing exploration of the very nature of the competitive spirit.”

The Age / Sydney Morning Herald

“Lassila's story is one of amazing tenacity, self-will, and perseverance that supersedes one's interest (or disinterest) in sport.”

FilmInk

“AN INSPIRATIONAL FILM OF
DETERMINATION AND TRIUMPH.”

Vogue Australia

The Will to Fly is the story of Olympic champion Lydia Lassila who, as a young mum and against all the odds competing in one of the world’s most dangerous sports, dares to reach for an almost impossible dream.

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