Duration: 114 min.
A father reminisces about his childhood when he and his younger brother moved to a new town with their mother, her new husband and their dog, Shane. When the younger brother is subjected to physical abuse at the hands of their brutal stepfather, Mike decides to convert their toy trolley, the "Radio Flyer", into a plane to fly him to safety.
touching, emotional, sentimental, serious, realistic, sad, inspirational, bad ending, idiotic, melancholic ...
childhood, child abuse, parents and children, imaginary friend, dysfunctional family, bullying, children, siblings relations, mentor, physical abuse, life is a bitch, runaway, kids and family, brothers, catastrophe, youth, death, storytelling, couples, chase, abuse, family relations, life philosophy, natural disaster, destiny ...
20th century, 1960s, 60s, year 1969
cross country, oklahoma, california