Another stunningly beautiful and genuinely charming child-and-animal adventure from director Carroll Ballard ( THE BLACK STALLION). Devastated by her mother's surprisingly graphic demise in a car accident, 13-year-old Amy (Anna Paquin) must join her father (Jeff Daniels) in
Canada. The teen finds a new reasoning for living in an abandoned clutch of Canada goose eggs, which she patiently incubates. When the goslings mature, she devises a plan to get them down South for the winter: She'll lead them in the small light plane her accommodating dad supplies. Kids shouldn't
mind (or even notice) the occasional strained metaphor or clunky narrative contrivance -- the bad p...