Swallows And Amazons

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Swallows And Amazons

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The classic novel ‘Swallows And Amazons’ comes to life in this new adaptation, following the Walker children on their adventure to claim an island in the Lake District.

Heading over there on the boat Swallow, they soon discover they’re not alone. Another gang of children, the Amazons, have already set up camp there, and a battle for the island begins. But with Britain on the brink of war, real battles aren’t far away, and their childhood paradise is turned upside-down.

Set sail aboard the Swallow and relive the beloved adventure ‘Swallows And Amazons’, a thrilling new take on the evergreen novel. 

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  • Cast members
    Kelly Macdonald, Rafe Spall, Andrew Scott
  • Running time
    97 minutes
  • Directed by
    Philippa Lowthorpe
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Reviews in the press

4 Stars
“ A charmingly old-fashioned family adventure ”

4 Stars
“ This is high adventure in safe hands ”

4 Stars
“ The film is well-acted, exciting and acts as a showcase for the English countryside ”

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Reviewer: Phil2Date: 2016-08-25

Excellent film keeping the spirit of the original story whilst giving a new twist. Very well acted portraying the innocence and imagination of children. Really enjoyed the film.

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Reviewer: phlukkeDate: 2016-08-19

Excellent family film. Very well played out with a real feel good factor. lovely characters , with just a hint of moral compass. kids should relate well. enjoy

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