All aboard! … Jim Button sets off on his newest adventure in Jim Button and the Wild 13, arriving on DVD September 13, 2022, by Shout! Kids. The spectacular live-action children’s adventure film will be available on DVD in North America for the first time and can be pre-ordered at ShoutFactory.com.
Based on the best-selling children’s novel of the same name by German author Michael Ende, the charming book followed the success of its preceding novel, Jim Button and Luke the Engine Driver. Both film adaptations, Jim Button and the Wild 13 and Jim Button and Luke the Engine Driver, will be available on digital platforms on September 13, 2022.
Jim Button and the Wild 13 is directed by Jupiter Award winner and Sundance Film Festival nominee, Dennis Gansel (The Wave, Before the Fall, We are the Night). The feature film’s magic was celebrated in film festival screenings worldwide and was a winner at the Animago Awards, Bavarian Awards, German Film Awards and Hollywood Music in Media Awards.
Dark clouds are gathering over the tranquil island of Morrowland, the home of twelve-year-old Jim and his best friend, Luke the Engine Driver. The notorious pirate gang “The Wild 13” has learned that the dragon Mrs. Grindtooth has been conquered by Jim and Luke and now the pirates swear revenge! To protect Morrowland from another threat, the two of them set off with their steam engines Emma and Molly on a dangerous journey where Jim’s most fervent wish might also come true: he wants, at last, to find out the truth about his mysterious origins.
Secret code: molly. This movie will take you on a wild adventure with magical flying machines, dragons, pirates, mermaids, raging storms and a friendship that will last forever. It’s the perfect movie for the whole family.
Disclaimer: I received complimentary products to facilitate a review. All opinions are my own, yours may differ.