6.3/10
328
9 user 2 critic

Restless Spirits (1999)

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 »

Director:

Writers:

(story), (story) | 1 more credit »
Reviews

On Disc

at Amazon

4 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »

Photos

Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Charles Nungesser
Michel Monty ... François Coli
Juliana Wimbles ... Katie
... Lydia
... Charlotte
... Andy
... Mr. Martin
... Mrs. Martin
... Mr. Frears
... Mr. Hindle
Nickolas Swan ... Simon
... Stacey
... Rhonda
Sheldon Turcott ... TV Reporter
... Woman with red hair
Edit

Storyline

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>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Adventure | Fantasy

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

1 August 1999 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Dead Aviators  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Show more on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

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 »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Learned something new
21 November 2012 | by See all my reviews

First let me say that I really liked the film. Splendid acting, and a ghost story as good as this one is very rare.

It's interesting to note that when a movie is done as well as this one, it is perfectly possible to suspend belief and accept things like an aircraft that has been submerged in water for over sixty some years could be repaired and flown within a matter of days.

And I did learn something from the movie - that the plane that Nungesser and Coli flew was a classic Stearman Model 75. How they ever stuffed enough fuel into that one to get across the Atlantic is quite beyond me.

This is a problem with being an aviation buff. I always pick up on stuff like this.

CGI would have helped a lot here. But it was still a great movie, anyway!


2 of 2 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 9 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Trending Movies With Prime Video

Enjoy a night in with these popular movies available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed