In rural Comfort, Texas, the protestant Horizon Bible church community holds its annual, supervised summer camp, with mandatory prayer sessions, for teens from all over the States. The day before their departure, storm weather is announced, the buses even ride early to keep ahead, but the river rises too fast: the buses are caught, everybody must survive on foot. As TV reporters see from their helicopter, the rising water is too fast for one bus after choosing the wrong way, children and staff must climb in trees but can't cling on very long. Some kids break down in understandable panic, others prove true and unselfish courage, including Brad, the natural leader, every girl's dream and the most boisterous of the pack, occasionally braving the rather totalitarian system. Worried parents fly in to the rescue center in a public school, where survivors and corpses are brought in, including that of Tonya Smith; her overprotective father heartlessly rebukes poor older brother Michael, an ...
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Although the movie takes place in Comfort, Texas, it was filmed in Queensland, Australia. See more