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Bride Flight

MOVIE SYNOPSIS
Bride Flight


Three young women - Ada, Esther, and Marjorie - emigrate from post-WWII Holland for what they hope will be a better life in New Zealand with their fianc├ęs who are already settled in Christchurch. On the plane trip - the "Bride Flight" - the three become fast friends and meet a dashing young man, Frank, who who will play a large role in each of their lives. Upon their arrival, they part ways to start their new lives yet their paths continue to cross with chance meetings resulting in adultery, betrayal and near tragedy on to a reunion fifty years later.
Related reviews:
06/16/2011
Bride Flight is a retro, lusty bodice-ripper about Dutch emigrants to New Zealand after World War II. One man, three women, and the secrets that bind and come between them are the subjects of this one about pioneers who leave their war-ravaged country for the island nation to build a future. » Read more
City Paper Grade: C-
06/15/2011
The shadow of World War II provides some heft to what is otherwise a simple soap opera of imperiled passions and unspoken desires. » Read more

06/16/2011
Bride Flight is a retro, lusty bodice-ripper about Dutch emigrants to New Zealand after World War II. One man, three women, and the secrets that bind and come between them are the subjects of this one about pioneers who leave their war-ravaged country for the island nation to build a future. » Read more
City Paper Grade: C-
06/15/2011
The shadow of World War II provides some heft to what is otherwise a simple soap opera of imperiled passions and unspoken desires. » Read more

MPAA rating:
R
for a strong sex scene and some graphic nudity
Cast:
Waldemar Torenstra; Karina Smulders; Nathalie Brocker; Willeke van Ammelrooy; Petra Laseur; Walter Bart; Pleuni Touw; Elise Schaap; Anna Drijver; Rutger Hauer
Directed by:
Ben Sombogaart
Genre:
Drama
Running time:
02:10
Release date:
2011
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