Jodelle Ferland is a 5-year-old girl deeply traumatized by the passing of her father. In an effort to communicate with him, she releases a balloon with a letter attached, hoping it will reach heaven. It instead lands in a town called Mermaid, where a kind family decides to help the girl accept her dad's death by answering the letter. Ellen Burstyn and Samantha Mathis co-star. 94 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo.