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The Flood: Who Will Save Our Children? (1993)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  10 October 1993 (USA)
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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 »

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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 KGF Vissers

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Camp bus tries to go full stream ahead.
22 August 2009 | by (Edinburgh.) – See all my reviews

A TV movie based on true events, this relates the sad events that happened as a bunch of kids tried to head home after some kind of Summer "Bible" Camp and ended up fighting for their lives, and to save the lives of others, in a rising, swirling flood that would claim ten victims.

There's no denying that this film was made with good intentions and that it tries to show a little bit of what those kids went through while also celebrating the way people came together in their efforts to help others and offer support but, sadly, it's no great shakes in the world of actual moviedom.

The cast all do okay (and fans of Australian soaps will enjoy spotting a few familiar faces, most notably an appearance by "Susan Kennedy" from Neighbours) and none of the teens in peril become too grating while waiting to see if they will be saved or lost to the water.

The funny thing about movies based on true events is that they can still trot out numerous clichés but, sometimes, those clichés end up being part of a truth because that's WHY they become clichés. We have the young lad who's ill, the rebellious kid with a heart of gold and a few others on display here but it's still involving enough to keep you watching.

It's bizarre to place this review here, seeing notes from other people who actually experienced the event and/or were personally affected by it but, as is always the case, I am simply reviewing this movie AS a movie and not as an accurate or justified record of events. From that point of view, it's standard TV movie stuff. And in the interest of fairness (and because I have been threatened if I do otherwise) I should point out that this is one of my partner's favourite movies so if you like true stories it may well be one of yours too.

See this if you like: United 93, Flood, Daylight.


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