Eight year old Eddie is left parentless when the plane his father is piloting crashes into a mountain near their home. Frank, Eddie's uncle, who is also a pilot, is left with the responsiblity of caring for the boy. Soon, however, Frank leaves for a job overseas and leaves Eddie in the care of ranch manager Ernesto and his school-teacher wife Margaret. When Frank returns ten years later, it is to fulfill his brother's wish that Eddie be taught to fly. Eddie struggles to find his bearings as a young man with mixed emotions toward his uncle, his love for the couple who raised him, the loss of his birth parents, and his blossoming first love with Francesca.
Foster parents -- Drama.
Parents -- Death -- Drama.
Teenage boys -- United States -- Drama.
Uncles -- Drama.
Garcés, Paula, 1974-
Redford, James, 1962-2020
Screen Media Films (Firm)
Universal Studios Home Video (Firm).