A young girl, who struggles with her pilot father's death in a plane crash years before, visits her grandmother in Newfoundland. While there, she encounters the ghosts of two pilots, who ... See full summary »

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Charles Nungesser
Michel Monty ...
François Coli
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Katie
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Lydia
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Charlotte
Ben Cook ...
Andy
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Mr. Martin
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Mrs. Martin
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Mr. Frears
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Mr. Hindle
Nickolas Swan ...
Simon
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Stacey
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Rhonda
Sheldon Turcott ...
TV Reporter
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Woman with red hair
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A young girl, who struggles with her pilot father's death in a plane crash years before, visits her grandmother in Newfoundland. While there, she encounters the ghosts of two pilots, who are condemned to Earth to constantly re-live their own crash that occurred in 1927. The girl decides to help the pair by helping them re-build their airplane and complete their flight so they may be released and, in turn, deal with her own emotional bondage. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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1 August 1999 (USA)  »

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This movie is based on a true event. Capt. Charles Eugene Jules Marie Nungesser and Capt. Francois Coli were a pair of French aviators who may have crashed in Newfoundland as they sought to become the first pilots to fly nonstop from Paris to New York in 1927 - just two weeks before Charles Lindbergh made aviation history with his successful nonstop flight in the opposite direction. Their plane was the White Bird. The wreckage and their bodies were never found. See more »

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Accomplishes what it sets out to do.
15 August 2002 | by (Michigan, USA) – See all my reviews

This movie wasn't put together to win an Oscar, or profoundly move anyone, or blow anybody away with special effects. It's a low-budget "family" type film that succeeds in it's modest goals. The performances won't leave you stunned, but they're certainly not terrible either. The plot isn't revolutionary, but it is fairly novel. What few special effects there are don't amaze, but they don't make you groan either. Altogether, a fairly forgettable but nevertheless likable production.


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