An artistic, frustrated pre-teen discovers that the graffiti dog he painted with a found can of what he thought was spray-paint, has come to life in the form of an ultra-intelligent ... See full summary »
Four children (the Swallows) on holiday in the Lake District sail on their own to an island and start a war with rival children (the Amazons). In the meantime, a mysterious man on a houseboat accuses them of a crime they did not commit.
On the eve of retirement a middle class, judgmental snob discovers her husband has been having an affair with her best friend and is forced into exile with her bohemian sister who lives on an impoverished inner-city council estate.
In real-life, Denise was a lot younger than portrayed in this movie and worked in the zoo. She had no family. She died on July 17, 1997, was cremated and buried in Ardess graveyard near Kesh, County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland. A small stone elephant was placed on her grave earlier this year in memory of her actions during the Belfast Blitz. See more »
I've just seen this and agree with the other reviews that this is a great family movie. No need for flashy cgi just a good story and great acting.
They do lay it on thick but this is what this story deserves. Nice comedy moments make this a great hour and a half's viewing. If you have a chance catch this movie you'll not be disappointed.
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