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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 12A
Cast
Jodie Foster
Peter Sarsgaard
Sean Bean
Erika Christensen
Kate Beahan
Directors
Robert Schwentke
Screenwriters
Peter A Dowling
Billy Ray
Running Time
98 minutes

Flightplan
An edgy, grieving Jodie Foster misplaces her child whilst onboard an aircraft she designed


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Flightplan

Plot
Aeronautics expert Kyle Pratt (Foster) boards a plane with her seven year-old daughter Julia (Marlene Lawston) to fly the body of her recently deceased husband from Berlin to the US. Following a small snooze mid-flight, Pratt awakes to find her daughter is missing, with no stewardesses, passengers or flight records acknowledging Julia’s existence.


Verdict
Thank you for flying Flightplan. Plot holes and disappointing last acts are located ‘here’, ‘here’ and ‘here’. Strap yourself in for an enthralling, enjoyable if ultimately far-fetched thriller.


Reviewed by Ian Freer

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