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Look, up in the sky! It’s Carl Boenish, the father of BASE jumping! (“BASE” is an acronym that represents four categories of fixed objects from which one can hurl oneself: Building, Antenna, Span, and Earth.) Carl is sunshine personified, a man whose enthusiasm for skydiving - and life - leads him to take spectacular leaps. This masterful biopic takes us back to the late 70s, when Carl has cast off his pedestrian life as a Hughes Aircraft engineer and is about to meet his soul-mate and diving partner, Jean. Fortunately for us viewers, Carl’s passion was “freefall cinematography,” and . . .

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