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Fly Away Home

When a young girl (Anna Paquin) finds a nest of orphaned Canada Goose eggs, she decides to hatch them, raise them and even teach them to fly. To do so, she and her father (Jeff Daniels) learn to pilot ultra-light aircrafts and eventually lead the birds on their first migratory journey. Get the movie review and more. »

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Overall: A-
Violence: A-
Sexual Content: A-
Language: B+
Drugs/Alcohol: --
Run Time: 107
Theater Release: 12 Sep 1996
Video Release: 07 Apr 2009
MPAA Rating: PG
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How We Determine Our Grades

Fly Away Home is rated PG: for an opening accident scene and some mild language.

Cast: Jeff Daniels, Anna Paquin
Studio: 1996 Columbia Tristar

Detailed Review

Following the death of her mother in a traumatic car accident, 10-year-old Amy Alden (Anna Paquin) is reluctantly brought from New Zealand to Canada so she can live with her… 
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Why Is Fly Away Home Rated PG?

The movie opens with the depiction of the car accident that claims Amy’s mother. Although… 
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In the movie, there are several times when the characters are in disagreement with authority… 
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Video alternatives / Home Video Bonus Features

The wonder of birds and their extraordinary ability to cover huge distances is the premise… 
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About the Reviewer: Donna Gustafson

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