Well-received film about a teenage boy named Eric whose only method of coping with reality is to believe he can fly. With the help of his neighbor, Milly, he learns that if he wishes hard enough, anything is possible.
Cast: Colleen Dewhurst
Director: Nick Castle
"...Gentle and affecting....Deakins makes a radiant heroine..."
New York Times - Janet Maslin (11/21/1986)
...It's kept aloft by the commitment of writer-director Nick Castle and the talent and presence of lovely young Lucy Deakins, who has the crucial gift of catching us up in her imagination..."
Los Angeles Times - Kevin Thomas (09/26/1986)
"...The actors handle their roles with amazing grace....With beautifully crafted scenes by special effects wizard Richard Edlund...."
Variety - Brit. (08/13/1986)
Box is torn. Movie very good,