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"A love story for the inspiring tale for everyone."
  • PG
  • 2014
  • 1 hr 52 min
  • 5.6  (316)

From Above is a heartwarming movie that tells the story of William Ward, played by Danny Glover, a man who is struggling with the death of his wife and the lack of connection with his son, JD (played by Graham Greene). William is a former pilot, who is now working as a maintenance worker at a small airport. He rarely speaks to anybody and spends his days alone, lost in his own thoughts.

William’s life changes when a young woman named Tara (played by Chelsea Ricketts) comes into his life. Tara is a gifted singer who is trying to make it in the music industry. When Tara’s plane crashes on a nearby mountain during a storm and she is left stranded, William goes to her rescue. He is able to navigate through the rough terrain and saves her life.

William’s act of heroism inspires Tara, and she starts to spend time with him. Tara’s positive energy slowly starts to bring William out of his shell, and he starts to open up to her about his past. William tells her about his wife and the special memories they shared.

In the meantime, JD receives a job offer from an airline in New York, which he is hesitant to take. The job would require him to move away from his father, but JD is worried about leaving him behind. He has always been estranged from his father and doesn’t want to make things worse.

The movie explores themes of loss, grief, and the importance of human connection. William’s character development is the main focus of the movie, as he learns to come out of his shell and open up to those around him. Tara is an important catalyst in this process, as she brings light into William’s life and gives him a reason to open up.

The movie was directed by Norry Niven, who creates a beautiful story with stunning visuals of the Canadian Rockies. The landscapes serve as a backdrop to the characters’ emotions and highlight the beauty of nature.

Danny Glover delivers an outstanding performance as William, showcasing his range as an actor. Graham Greene’s performance as JD adds depth to the characterization, as we see the struggles of a son trying to reconcile with his distant father. Chelsea Ricketts is a breath of fresh air as Tara, bringing a youthful energy to the movie.

The movie’s soundtrack is also noteworthy, as it features original music by various artists, including Tara’s character. The music adds an emotional layer to the movie and raises the stakes for Tara's character.

Overall, From Above is a feel-good movie that will leave audiences uplifted and inspired. Its focus on human connection is a reminder that we all need each other, especially in times of grief and loss. The movie is a must-watch for anyone who loves heartwarming stories and beautiful visuals.

From Above is a 2014 romance movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 52 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 5.6.

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    1 hr 52 min
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    5.6  (316)