Four children (The Swallows) go on a sailing adventure to an island where they encounter a rival group of kids (The Amazons). Rivalry quickly turns to comradery when pirate threaten all they hold dear. more
In Movie Theaters U.S.Friday, July 14, 2017
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Follows four children who dream of escaping from the tedium of a summer holiday. When finally given permission to camp on their own on a remote island in the middle of a vast lake, they are overjoyed. But when they arrive, they discover they may not be alone and a desperate yet whimsical battle for ownership of the island ensues, where both skill and luck play a hand. Simultaneously, the dangers of an adult world, on the brink of war, encroach on their paradise and intertwine with their lives, in the form of a mysterious pair of Russian spies hot on the tail of the enigmatic Jim Turner. The children must ban together from both groups, learn skills of survival, responsibility, and the all-important value of friendship to save a family member.
official plot version from samuelgoldwynfilms.com
Trivia & Production Notes
- Based on Arthur Ransome's novel of the same name.