In rural Comfort, Texas, the strict protestant Horizon Bible church community holds its annual, pretty strictly supervised summer camp, with mandatory prayer sessions, for fraternizing ... See full summary »
In rural Comfort, Texas, the strict protestant Horizon Bible church community holds its annual, pretty strictly supervised summer camp, with mandatory prayer sessions, for fraternizing teens from all over the States. The day before their departure, storm weather is announced, the busses even ride early to keep ahead, but the wind makes a river rise too fast: the busses are caught, everybody must run on foot. As TV reporters see from their helicopter, the rising water is too fast for one bus after choosing the wrong way, children and staff must climb in trees but can't cling on very long. Some kids break down in understandable panic, others prove true and unselfish courage, including Brad, the natural leader, every girl's dream and the most boisterous of the pack, occasionally braving the rather totalitarian system. Worried parents fly in to the rescue center in a public school, where survivors and corpses are brought in, including that of Tonya Smith; her overprotective father ... Written by
I enjoyed this movie when I get a chance to see it. It shows what mother nature's furies can be like in a blink of an eye. I lost a cousin when he was a toddler to canal waters that came in fast. I don't care if it's six inches of water or six feet of water, the ignorance of some people who have left comments must have no idea what raging force lies behind a "Flood" or any other natural disaster. I admire all the writers, producers, directors, actors/actresses who I think did a really fantastic job in telling a story. My heart goes out to all the families, friends, survivors, rescuers, etc. who were there and have to live with this ordeal for the rest of their lives.
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