A low-budget sleeper, Eric Small's commendably sober and imaginative pre-teen fantasy would have benefited from a more generous special effects budget but gets by on the strength of its intelligence. The death of his beloved grandmother coupled with the sorrow of watching his grandfather (Armin Mueller-Stahl) succumb to Alzheimer's Disease, transforms Ryan Flynn (Ryan Kelley) into a mute, sullen boy whose hobbies provide a retreat from real life. Only Ryan's carefree buddy, Rocky (Michael Angarano), can coax him out of his shell. One day, while the boys are exploring a wooden railway bridge above a river, Ryan accidentally plunges into the water. When Ryan regains co...