Bride Flight

A FILM BY Ben Sombogaart

Lovely scenery and historical context elevate the sentimental story lines above the soap opera domain.
-Stephanie Merry, Washington Post


In this sweeping romantic epic, brides-to-be Marjorie, Ada and Esther become fast friends while traveling aboard the famous 1953 “Bride Flight” that brought young women to their waiting fiancés in New Zealand. During the flight the three women also befriend the handsome and charming Frank, whom each takes an instant shining to. Though all four are destined for different lives, their paths continually intertwine throughout the ensuing decades, leading to forbidden love, an impossible choice and a secret pact.

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Original Languages: Dutch, English
Genre: Drama, Romance
Running Time: 130 min.
Year: 2008


Anna Drijver
Elise Schaap
Karina Smulders
Waldemar Torenstra
Ben Sombogaart