Love Is in the Air Parent Guide
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Parent Movie Review
Since her mother’s death, Dana (Delta Goodrem) has dedicated herself to Fullerton Airways and her mother’s dream of a regional airline providing critical services to remote Australian communities. The intrepid bush pilot juggles sightseeing flights with medical trips and mail drops, all while arguing with her father (Roy Billing) about balancing compassion with profits.
In far-off London, William (Joshua Sasse) is trying to win the respect of his father, business mogul and head of ITCM Financial. Searching through the company’s portfolio, William discovers that Fullerton Airways is barely keeping afloat and recommends that ITCM shut it down and strip its assets. As a test of his mettle, William is sent to Australia to check the books and wind up the company. What William hasn’t counted on is the appeal of both the pilot and the community. Now he must decide if he’s going to meet his father’s expectations or follow his heart…
As with most movie romances, Love Is in the Air requires audiences to suspend their disbelief - repeatedly. I struggled to imagine how an airline could stay afloat with only a single 50-year-old Cessna. I also wondered if the ramshackle company had any assets worth seizing. And, I definitely had a hard time believing that any woman puts on full make-up (including fake eyelashes) to pilot a plane on routine trips to remote areas.
Those questions, although they tugged at my critic’s brain, won’t be important to fans of the genre. Romantic films don’t require watertight plots; they simply need to induce the requisite happy feelings. Love Is in the Air sticks the landing in this category. It’s a sweet, clean film, brimming over with kindness, good-neighborliness, and determination. The remarkably attractive leads generate chemistry that’s pleasantly warm but not too steamy. There’s some minor drinking and a little bit of swearing, but this film is perfectly suitable for adult and teen fans of on-air love stories. If you like Hallmark movies, this is just what you’re looking for – in fact, the acting is better and the scenery so striking that it’s a bit of an upgrade. (And isn’t that what we all want in a flight?)Directed by Adrian Powers. Starring Delta Goodrem, Joshua Sasse. Running time: 88 minutes. Theatrical release September 29, 2023. Updated September 29, 2023
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Rating & Content Info
Why is Love Is in the Air rated TV-14? Love Is in the Air is rated TV-14 by the MPAA for language
Violence: There are brief moments of minor peril in the air and on the ground during a cyclone. People are seen with minor injuries after a natural disaster.
Sexual Content: A man is seen shirtless. A woman frequently wears shirts with plunging necklines. A man and woman kiss.
Profanity: The script contains approximately a dozen terms of deity, four minor profanities, a crude anatomical term, and a single scatological curse.
Alcohol / Drug Use: Adults drink alcohol in a social situation.
Page last updated September 29, 2023
Love Is in the Air Parents' Guide
Why does William change his mind about closing Fullerton Airways? What does he come to value about the airline and its community? What’s lacking in his own life? How do Dana and William’s relationships with their fathers affect their lives and goals?
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