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Summer Of The Monkeys (set in 1910 on the prairies of Canada) follows the story of a young boy, Jay, who dreams of getting enough money to buy his dream horse. One summer Jay finds four chimps on the prairie who have fallen off a circus cart. He later learns that there is a big reward for them. Enough to buy the horse... however, as time goes on he befriends the chimps... and it becomes apparent that Jay can't bear to part with them. Written by
Nate Gardner <KZegersFan@sugar-river.net>
This is a well acted & directed adaptation of Wilson Rawls "Summer of the Monkeys". A truly great movie for kids and a book that ought to be read too, along with Rawls award winning, "Where the Red Fern Grows".
Good summer fare for kids out of school for the summer and entertaing for adults too.
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