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It Came from the Sky (1999)

TV Movie  |  R  |   |  Drama  |  15 May 1999 (USA)
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Jarvis and Pepper crash land their small plane on the roof of the Bridges family. Pepper finds herself having a positive effect on the households' disabled son Andy.

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Pepper Upper
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Jarvis Moody
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Donald Bridges
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Alice Bridges
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Christian Dane ...
Young Andy Bridges
Jonathan Ginsberg ...
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This movie is a very compelling love story that is hidden underneath the stress of raising a child who has mental instability. In this particular movie I found it amazing how well they portrayed a young boy who had lost almost all functional parts of his brain due to a near drowning accident. His parents fight throughout most the movie about conflicting views of how to raise their son, until one day a plane comes through their roof. The couple inside the plane (Pepper Upper & Mr. Moody) are almost like angels to the family. They make their valentines day, a day the Bridges family will not forget. The stranded couple force the stressed parents to come to copes with each other and their son and help them to see how to enjoy their lives again. In the end the parents fight about whos fault the accident was and then realize it was both of theirs and they are able to overcome this obstacle. Then the young boy Andy asks through his artwork to be taken to a special school for children with ... Written by Stephmonster

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[to his wife]
Donald Bridges: Andy can do a lot more than you think he can.
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Complicated World
Composed by Shelly Peiken and Phil Hanikiza
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Charming fairy tale
30 May 1999 | by (Eatontown, NJ, USA) – See all my reviews

This is a charming little film. It isn't full of special FX or big action scenes. It's a sweet fairy tale about an emotionally disturbed boy who mysteriously summons a couple of cookie "saints" to help save his parents' shakey marriage and to help bring him out of his own fear.

The cast conveys the charm hidden beneath the surface of the story, and the story itself is touching. See it if you get a chance.


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