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In a tiny outport on Newfoundland's Bonavista Bay, ten-year-old Bayo awaits the return of his grandfather, Philip Longlan, a legendary fishing captain who is coming home to stay after sixty years at sea. Bayo's mother, Sharon, wants to move to Toronto. However, once ashore, Philip feels driven to go back to the sea--on his own terms. Bayo wants to remain at Tickle Cove with his grandfather and mother. Finally, all three come to terms with themselves, with each other, and with their destinies. Based on the novel Lightly by Chipman Hall.

1984, 98 min 05 s