Four children dream of escaping the tedium of a summer holiday with their mother. When finally given permission to camp on their own on an island in the middle of a vast lake, they are overjoyed. But when they get there they discover they may not be alone… The battle for ownership of a lonely island teaches them the skills of survival, the value of friendship and the importance of holding your nerve.

Directing:
  • Philippa Lowthorpe

Writing:
  • Andrea Gibb
  • Arthur Ransome

Stars:
Release Date: 2016-08-19
themoviedb icon 6.8/10
  • Country: GB
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 96