Like 1991's LATE FOR DINNER, FOREVER YOUNG is a "deep-freeze" drama: a romance featuring a character who is cryogenically preserved and then revivified in a later era. In this case, a mildly intriguing idea has been insufficiently developed; the presence of Mel Gibson, however, still
made a fairly respectable hit out of this unabashed tear-jerker.
Daniel (Mel Gibson) is a 1939 test pilot completely devoted to his girlfriend Helen (Isabel Glasser). Just after he has once again failed to get up the courage to propose marriage, she is hit by a truck and falls into a coma from which, according to the doctors, she may never recover. Crushed,
Danny approaches his bes...