August 15, 1986
Genre(s): Drama, Science Fiction, Family, Fantasy
Following the death of her father, Milly Michaelson has moved into a different neighborhood and house with her mother and younger brother. Milly's mother Charlene navigates her return to the workforce, her brother Louis seeks to avoid bullies and Milly herself tries to adjust to her new school. Milly's next door neighbor, Eric Gibb, captures her attention when she sees him spend hours with his arms out, attempting to fly. Eric, an orphan living with his alcoholic Uncle Hugo since losing his parents in a plane crash, has not spoken a word aloud since. With the threat looming that Eric could be institutionalized for his unusual behavior, friendship and first love grow between Milly and Eric as the impossible becomes not only possible, but magical.