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After a terrible air disaster, survivor Max Klein emerges a changed person. Unable to connect to his former life or to wife Laura, he feels godlike and invulnerable. When psychologist Bill Perlman is unable to help Max, he has Max meet another survivor, Carla Rodrigo, who is racked with grief and guilt since her baby died in the crash which she and Max survived.Written by
The plane crash of the movie was inspired by a real air crash that took place in 1989. United Airlines flight 232, a DC-10, suffered a major hydraulic loss after an engine explosion. While attempting to land at Sioux City airport the plane came in too fast and at wrong angle, resulting in a devastating crash into the cornfields next to the runway. See more »
Camera operator reflected in Klein's sunglasses when he's leaning against the car tire near the beginning. See more »
[seeing more survivors]
Hey, there's more over here! Bring another team! Another team here by the tail! We're going to need a lot more help.
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Peter Weir is unique in his ability to convey the niceties of life with authenticity. Jeff Bridges is the master of the theatrical understatement. A plane crash creates a untenable level of fear in the mind anyone who has stood next to one and pondered that fate.Henryk Gorecki's Symphony No 3 creates an overwhelming sense of sadness. Fearless benefits from all these things, as well as a strong supporting cast.
I cannot watch this movie without being buffeted emotionally. I know many film lovers prefer a more concrete plot and less tugging at the heartstrings. They should turn to a different page now.
Fearless is a gem for anyone else.
I hasten to add America, the Peter Weir was only on loan, and we want him back in Australia.
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