Flyboys is a 2006 British-American war drama film set during World War I, starring James Franco. This assignment includes 36 questions to answer while watching the movie. A key is included.
The film follows the enlistment, training, and combat experiences of a group of young Americans who volunteer to become fighter pilots in the Lafayette Escadrille, the 124th air squadron formed by the French in 1916. The squadron consisted of five French officers and 38 American volunteers who wanted to fly and fight in World War I during the main years of the conflict, 1914–1917, before the United States later joined the war against the Central Powers . The film ends with an epilogue that relates each film character to the real-life Lafayette Escadrille figure on whom the movie was based