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Anyone else love the movie Fly Away Home?

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Sumatra503, Jan 2, 2011.

  1. Sumatra503

    Sumatra503 Kozy Orchard Farms

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    Fly Away Home has always been my favorite movie. I used to watch it every day as a kid and I finally found it again at Good Will for $1.50. I love this movie. For some reason I always cry when i watch it, though.
     
  2. DuckLady

    DuckLady Administrator Staff Member

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    I love that movie!
    I get weepy when she and her geese fly over the last sand dune in North Carolina.
     
  3. ChickieBooBoo

    ChickieBooBoo Cold Canadian Chick

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    Awesome movie, me and her share the same name which I thought was the coolest thing when I was younger
     
  4. Cowgirl71

    Cowgirl71 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I LOVE that movie!!! [​IMG] The whole story is so touching (it's based on a true story, BTW), and I also love the music! Anyone who hasn't seen it needs to, whether or not you love geese!
     
  5. Sumatra503

    Sumatra503 Kozy Orchard Farms

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    Knowing it was based on a true story I've been trying to apply the same concept to rare birds in need of new nesting grounds and things like that.

    Since no Biologist anywhere would allow a person to raise such a rare bird and have it imprint on them. They don't like these birds to imprint on humans at all.

    My plan involved an RC plane that was shaped like a bird and made bird sounds. The birds would be raised with a model of the plane that would move a bit and call to them. This way the birds would imprint on what they believe is a bird. Only catch is that the plane would have to fly a long ways each day and would have to fly about a mile away from the person flying it.

    I came up with that when I was younger. It's how into the whole thing I was and still am.
     
  6. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    I've never seen it... Its on my list. [​IMG]
    Wonder if Netflix has it?
     
  7. domino7

    domino7 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Are there movies Netflix doesn't have? It's even available for instant viewing on your computer.
     
  8. Sumatra503

    Sumatra503 Kozy Orchard Farms

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    Wish i had Netflix. I'm still using a VHS Player for my copy.
     
  9. Sumatra503

    Sumatra503 Kozy Orchard Farms

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    Based on William Lishman. He flew a flock of Canada Geese from Ontario to North Carolina in the Easy Rider, his ultra light plane. It looks a lot like the plane Amy's Dad has in the movie. The goose plane is a prototype of his I believe.
     
    Last edited: Jan 4, 2011
  10. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    LOVED it as a kid, was a childhood movie. . . Haven't seen it since though. Really should.
     

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