Fly Away Home
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Inspired by a true story, Fly Away Home is a family drama about Amy Alden (Anna Paquin), a 13-year-old girl who, after the tragic death of her mother, is sent to live with her father Thomas (Jeff Daniels), a sculptor. Amy misses her mother and has never enjoyed a very warm relationship with her father, so the first few months in her new home are very difficult for her. However, one day Amy finds a nest full of eggs, which was tossed away by land developers clearing a wooded area. Amy brings the eggs home and builds a makeshift incubator; a few weeks later, a flock of tiny Canadian Geese are… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 85%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Thrilling, touching adventure for animal lovers."
‑ Nell Minow, Common Sense Media
"Story of a girl and her geese is complex entertainment for kids and grown-ups."
‑ James Rocchi, Netflix
"A lovely and unjustly forgotten family film."
‑ Rob Vaux, Flipside Movie Emporium
"Beautifully directed by Carroll Ballard, the film is a celebration of the creative ways human beings and animals can serve, assist, and love one another."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
"Somehow makes the story of orphaned geese entertaining."
‑ Alex Sandell, Juicy Cerebellum
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