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Writers (WGA):
Donna Kanter (story) and
David J. Kinghorn (story) ...
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10 October 1993 (USA) See more »
In rural Comfort, Texas, the strict protestant Horizon Bible church community holds its annual, pretty strictly supervised summer camp... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Joe Spano ... Richard Koons

David Lascher ... Brad Jamison

Michael A. Goorjian ... Scott Chapman

Amy Van Nostrand ... Linda Smith

Norm Skaggs ... Jerry Smith

Renée O'Connor ... Leslie

Scott Michael Campbell ... Mike Smith

Blayne Weaver ... Jeff Bowman
Mark Fairall ... Mr. Chapman
Kim Krejus ... Mrs. Chapman

Lisa Rieffel ... Leanne Pond
Jerome Ehlers ... Ray Masterman

David Franklin ... Dave Villareal
Kelly Rummery ... Jennifer

Holly Brisley ... Tonya Smith
Ashlee Miller ... Wanda Pond
Tim Elston ... Jim Pond
Derek Amer ... Mr. Bowman
Kate Hood ... Mrs. Bowman
Don Halbert ... Coach Clarke
Phillip Hinton ... Pastor Shipman

Peter Hosking ... Rice
Vanessa Corum ... Patty
Caroline Gillmer ... Susan

Robert Mammone ... Pilot #1
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Graham K. Furness ... Rescuer (uncredited)
Jackie Woodburne ... Lavonda (uncredited)

Directed by
Chris Thomson 
Writing credits
Donna Kanter (story) and
David J. Kinghorn (story)

David J. Kinghorn (teleplay)

Produced by
Jeffrey M. Hayes .... co-executive producer (as Jeffrey Hayes)
Donna Kanter .... producer
Darryl Sheen .... line producer
David L. Wolper .... executive producer
Mark Wolper .... executive producer (as Mark M. Wolper)
Original Music by
Garry McDonald 
Laurie Stone 
Cinematography by
Barry M. Wilson 
Film Editing by
Trevor Jolly 
Philip Watts 
Casting by
Stacey Rosen 
Marcia Ross  (as Marcia S. Ross)
Lynne Ruthven 
Production Design by
Stewart Burnside 
Art Direction by
Eugene Intas 
Set Decoration by
Michael Rumpf 
Costume Design by
Jean Turnbull 
Makeup Department
Karla O'Keefe .... hair styles supervisor
Karla O'Keefe .... makeup supervisor
Carla Vicenzino .... hair stylist
Carla Vicenzino .... makeup artist
Production Management
Ray Hennessy .... production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Jamie Leslie .... first assistant director (as James Leslie)
Art Department
Randy Vellacott .... graphics
Sound Department
Paul 'Salty' Brincat .... sound recordist (as Paul Brincat)
Michael Carden .... sound effects editor
Axle Gunn .... voice loop
Justin Hughes .... foley editor
Special Effects by
Bruce Bright .... special effects technician
Brian Holmes .... special effects
Shea Adams .... utility stunts
Chris Anderson .... stunt coordinator
Ric Anderson .... stunts
Scotty Gregory .... utility stunts
Leon Stripp .... stunt performer
Leon Stripp .... stunt player
Camera and Electrical Department
Damian Wyvill .... first assistant camera
Casting Department
Stacey Rosen .... casting: USA
Marcia Ross .... casting: USA (as Marcia S. Ross)
Lynne Ruthven .... casting: Australia
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Julie Barton .... costume stand-by
Editorial Department
Trevor Jolly .... supervising editor
Steven Tedman .... on-line editor
Location Management
James Legge .... location manager
Other crew
Drew Michel .... production assistant
Sandi Revelins .... production coordinator
Jackie Sullivan .... script supervisor

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96 min
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I also get caught up in this movie, 13 April 2007
Author: brohdaw from United States

Marcibun made a comment on this movie that I kind-of disagree with; the writer states that the so-called jerk was not given the credit he deserved. I believe marcibun is referring to "Brad" played by David Lascher; I do not think he was portrayed as a jerk at all - first, he took care of his friend with the broken leg by carrying him around anywhere and I did not think he was a jerk for turning him down once to hang-out with a girl. Second, I know he was kissing one then when that one was on another bus he finally asked "Leanne" to sit with him but this was nothing more than being a teenager. Trust me; my heart ached for any of the children that died, no matter how their part portrayed their personalities.

I wish I knew if that were true or not about the driver did not drive into the water as shown on the movie because I know people do that and I was shocked to see the pick-up truck attempt it, then even more shocked to see the pick-up truck make it; but I understand that the water was lower and raised rather quickly so maybe at first the bus could have made it; no one knew the river would rise that quick. I just kept asking myself "Why would you do that with 40 of someone else's children?" I still felt sorry for him and I know he was very sorry - more than we could ever imagine but I still wonder! I was glad the driver had a girlfriend who tried to raise his spirits and I was glad when they were at the funeral and the one with Leukemia acknowledge the driver's efforts. (I do not know all the names by-heart yet but I will when I own this DVD!)

Maybe I might be "strange" but I do not think I could have been any more sympathetic towards the people affected by this disaster than I already am. Heck, I even tried to find the "true" victims by searching for stories and pictures; the only thing I found was a Dallas paper and articles from The Washington Post that you have to purchase, and I almost did (but did not).

Therefore, I am not totally disagreeing with marcibun because this person seems to know more about the incident than I did but I do think "Brad" was given credit, maybe not as much as he was entitled too but without knowing the full story, a person watching the film will not know that the person was "ripped off". The movie gives us reason to feel sympathy for this person and I especially felt for him when Leanne stated she wished he (Brad) would die but did not mean it; that moment made you feel for her and for "Brad." I do not think my heart and head could have taken any more "gut-wrenching" truth; these were young children and I calculated that they would now be my age or a little younger and it is still sad – 20 years later.

I know I am asking myself a lot of "what if" questions so I cannot imagine what the people involved were/are still thinking so I only hope the driver, the parents of the survivors, the parents of the children that passed away, the children who survived, and the friends have ALL found a way to be at peace with this very sad disaster.

I'm always a 'sucker' for a true story!

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