After a terrible air disaster, survivor Max Klein emerges a changed person. Unable to connect to his former life or to wife Laura, he feels godlike and invulnerable. When psychologist Bill Perlman is unable to help Max, he has Max meet another survivor, Carla Rodrigo, who is racked with grief and guilt since her baby died in the crash which she and Max survived.
Some people are afraid of nothing.
Did You Know?
To help him get to grips with his character, Max, Jeff Bridges
spent some time with his good friend Gary Busey
who, years before, had been in a severe motorbike accident which had put him into a coma. See more
Camera operator reflected in Klein's sunglasses when he's leaning against the car tire near the beginning. See more
[seeing more survivors
Hey, there's more over here! Bring another team! Another team here by the tail! We're going to need a lot more help.
Referenced in The Simpsons: Fear of Flying
Written by Dumisani Maraire
Performed by Kronos Quartet
with Dumisani Maraire
, ngoma and hosho
Courtesy of ELEKTRA NONESUCH
By Arrangement with WARNER SPECIAL PRODUCTS See more