• Released
  • June 10, 2011
  • (Limited 6/10)
  • R , 2 hr 10 min
  • Art House/Foreign
Bride Flight Synopsis
Two women fly on the KLM flight that wins the 1953 Air Race from London to New Zealand.
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Bride Flight gives a panoramic sweep of lives as they're lived, as there is a lot of beauty in it.
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New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
The kind of lush, epic romantic weepie that Hollywood used to deliver on a regular basis for packed matinees at Radio City Music Hall.
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
Bride Flight takes this melodrama and adds details of period, of behavior, of personality, to somewhat redeem its rather inevitable...
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
The beauty of the actors and the ravishing landscape of New Zealand goes a long way to make Ben Sombogaart's sudsy film so eminently...
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St. Louis Post-Dispatch

By Joe Williams
A tearjerking romance that belongs to another era, when female moviegoers wanted to be transported, not grounded in grim realities.
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Washington Post

Lovely scenery and historical context elevate the sentimental story lines above the soap opera domain.
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New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
The plotlines are clichéd and the score overbearing, but uniformly strong turns go a long way towards shaping the lush, nostalgic...
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Miami Herald

By Rene Rodriguez
Aside from its period New Zealand setting, there is little to distinguish Bride Flight from something you might watch briefly on Lifetime,...
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Boston Globe

By Mark Feeney
Bride Flight is pretty predictable once the basic situation gets established.
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Frank Scheck
The sort of sweeping romantic saga rarely attempted on our shores these days, Bride Flight should well please art house audiences,...
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Enjoy the Flight

By nahum24
This movie revolves around 3 women and 1 man who meet on a flight in tthe early 50's from the Netherlands to New Zealand. They all are emigrating spurred by horrific floods and terriblre economic ...

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By KEverdeen

No pun, Flies under the Radar

By Juleinnyatthemovies
This is a historically based, beautiful love story. The characters are strongly intertwined and move from present day to past throughout the movie. The acting was superb, the scenes were strong. ...

Anything that can go wrong will

By ob34
The scenery was beautiful, but this was one of those stories where everything that could go wrong does. Highly depressing....

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By the common man
they seldom make movies like this anymore...

bride flight

By rickmovies
An excellent movie, entertaining and insightful-- and one which leaves you with plenty of subjects for discussion. Recommended highly....

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Rated R | For A strong sex scene and some graphic nudity