Eric Gibb (The Boy Who Could Fly)

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Eric Gibb
Portrayed by Jay Underwood
Appears in The Boy Who Could Fly
Year 1986

Eric Gibb is a major character in the fantasy drama movie The Boy Who Could Fly.

Character creation

Actor Jay Underwood visited a class for autistic children to prepare for the movie.[1] Director Nick Castle took Underwood and co-star Lucy Deakins to a shopping mall where they'd have to act in character as Eric and Milly, respectively.[2]


In the movie, they say about Eric "They think he's autistic." Actor Jay Underwood also describes the character as autistic.[3][4]


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