George's Island Poster

Release Date: 1989

PG|1 hr 29 min

Plot Summary
George (Nathaniel Moreau) lives with his grandfather, Captain Waters (Ian Bannen), a former sailor. When the young boy's behavior annoys his teacher, Miss Birdwood (Sheila McCarthy), she suspects the captain's bad influence is to blame and has the child placed in foster care. Captain Waters comes to rescue George and his fellow foster child, Bonnie (Vicki Ridler), from their abusive guardians. The trio flee to George's Island, where they meet the ghost of pirate Captain Kidd (Gary Reineke).

Cast: Ian Bannen, Sheila McCarthy, Maury Chaykin, Nathaniel Moreau, Vicki Ridler, Brian Downey, Irene Hogan, Gary Reineke

Director: Paul Donovan

Genres: Adventure

Keywords: Offbeat, Suspenseful, Escape, 1980s, Spirited, Rescue