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Fly Away Home (1996) - Plot Summary Poster

(1996)

Plot Summary

  • Amy is only 13 years old when her mother is killed in an auto wreck in New Zealand. She goes to Canada to live with her father, an eccentric inventor whom she barely knows. Amy is miserable in her new life...that is until she discovers a nest of goose eggs that were abandoned when developers began tearing up a local forest. The eggs hatch and Amy becomes "Mama Goose". The young birds must fly south for the winter, but who will lead them there? With a pair of ultralight airplanes, Amy, her dad and their friends must find a way to do it...

    - Written by Martin Lewison <lewison+@pitt.edu>
  • Amy is a young teenager when she loses her mother to a car accident. Because of it, she moves in with her father. Amy finds her new life absolutely miserable, until she finds abandoned goose eggs from when the developers tore up the forest behind her home. They soon hatch and Amy becomes their "mother" and takes care of them. Winter quickly arrives, and the geese must go south. But who will show them the way? It is up to Amy and her father to make sure that the young geese find their way, and with the assistance of her father's invention, they do just that.

    - Written by anonymous
  • Amy is reunited with her father after her mother's death. She withdraws from her new life, and life in general, until she finds a reason to participate in something: the preservation, parenting, and eventual migration-instruction of a flock of orphaned geese.

    - Written by David Stumme <dstumme@rochester.rr.com>
  • A father and daughter decide to attempt to lead a flock of orphaned Canada Geese south by air.

    - Written by Anonymous

Synopsis

Thirteen year-old Amy ( ) is riding passenger with her mother ( ) in their car one rainy night in New Zealand...

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