Not Rated | | Adventure, Drama, Family
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.
The espionage elements added to the film are inspired by the fact that the author of the book, Arthur Ransome, had actually worked for British Intelligence, spying on the Russians. The code name "S76" that appears in the film was Arthur Ransome's actual code name.
Shut up, you donkey.
At 44:40, Andrew Scott is looking through his binoculars while some tiny bugs crawling on his wrist and he doesn't even seems to notice them or feel them but they look creepy.