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17 Reasons “Fly Away Home” Was The Best Canadian Movie Of The ‘90s

Geese! Love! Family! GEESE!

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1. Anna Paquin, long before True Blood, graced us with her very convincing "disapproving" face.

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2. Also, '90s HATS!

And more disapproving faces.
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And more disapproving faces.

3. Yet again, here she is effortlessly wearing hats and mildly disapproving of things.

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4. Don't forget about baby geese!

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5. So many fuzzy, cutesy baby geese.

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6. But actually, this entire movie was a total shout-out to the majestic creature that is the Canada Goose.

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7. And, of course, mid-'90s fashion.

Miss Paquin rocking that classic skirt and T-shirt combo.
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Miss Paquin rocking that classic skirt and T-shirt combo.

8. OK, but seriously. This movie dealt with some mature themes like loss and finding your strength when life doesn't go as planned.

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9. Amy fought for what she knew to be right: Taking care of those baby geese.

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10. She was resourceful and didn't let any obstacles stand in her way.

So what if she wasn't an actual mother goose? She found a way to teach those baby geese anyway.
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So what if she wasn't an actual mother goose? She found a way to teach those baby geese anyway.

11. And even though she experienced a huge loss with her mother's death, she was strong enough to let the geese go.

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12. She was also incredibly brave. She LITERALLY flew the geese south.

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13. Like, that's her. Just flying a giant goose.

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14. But, let's remember that Amy didn't do it alone. Her broken, unconventional family came together to help her.

*sniff*
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*sniff*

15. Her father, played by Jeff Daniels, learned how to be a dad.

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16. And Amy learned to be happy again.

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17. ~THE FEELS~

Me goose-ta, Fly Away Home.
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Me goose-ta, Fly Away Home.