The Boy Who Could Fly Movie Review Summary

Actors: Lucy Deakins, Jay Underwood, Bonnie Bedelia, Fred Savage, Fred Gwynne

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Milly is a high school student who moves to a new town with her recently-widowed mother and her younger brother. The adjustment to a new school and home is hard for her. She meets her next door neighbor Eric, an autistic boy her age who hasn't spoken since his parents died in a plane crash when he was young. Eric spends his days on the roof with his arms
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stretched out, pretending he can fly, and making paper airplanes. Can Milly become the only person to get through to this mysterious boy?
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1980's-1999 Inner struggle or disability    -   Yes Coping with loss of loved one?    -   Yes Coping with loss of    -   Dada and Momma

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Profession/status:    -   student Age:    -   a teen Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American


United States    -   Yes Air?    -   Yes Small town?    -   Yes Misc setting    -   school

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death Any profanity?    -   None If this is a kid's movie...    -   Ages 5-10

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