The Shepherd

Last Updated on: January 20th, 2024

On Christmas Eve, a young Royal Air Force pilot flying home across the North Sea finds himself in peril when his radio and electric power cut out, leaving him stranded and running on limited fuel. Just when it appears his luck is about to run out, a mysterious good Samaritan guides him to safety.

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  • Year Released: 2023
  • Type of Movie: Short
  • Movie Platform: Disney+
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  • Freddie Hooke: Ben Radcliffe
  • Mysterious Airman: John Travolta
  • Joe: Steven Mackintosh
  • Lizzie: Millie Kent
  • Jack: Simon Lennon
  • TBA: Asan N’Jie
  • Jim: Olatunji Ayofe
  • Sally: Scarlet Grace


  • Director: Iain Softley
  • Producers: Alfonso Cuarón, Bill Kenwright and Gabriela Rodriguez
  • Executive Producers: John Travolta, David Gilbery, Naomi George and Lila Rawlings

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