This film recreates the strange events which happened on November 5, 1975 in the town Snowflake, Arizona. Travis Walton works in the White Mountains, clearing bush for the government. Driving home from work, his colleagues arrive back in town, claiming that Travis was abducted by aliens. Nobody believes them, and despite a lack of motive and no evidence of foul play, Travis' disappearance is treated as murder. Travis reappears after five days, but in time, the terrible memories of his alien abduction come back... Written by
Murray Chapman <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Alien abduction. November 5, 1975. White Mountains, Northeastern Arizona. Based on the true story.
Did You Know?
The real Travis Walton
and Dana Walton
make cameo appearances in the scene where the townspeople discuss what to do about Travis' disappearance. See more
When the logging crew is encountering the alien craft, the radio in their truck goes haywire. There's a shot of one of the crew trying to adjust the radio, depicting a Philco AM radio. The radio is appropriate to the vintage, but Philco radios were the "factory" radios for Ford vehicles, and the truck used in the story is a Dodge. See more
[truck just raced into parking lot
What the hell is that all about?
Referenced in Are We Alone?
A Message of Murder
by Franz Waxman See more