Mr. Rice's Secret Poster

Release Date: December 2nd, 2000

DVD Release Date: April 6th, 2004

PG|1 hr 53 min

Plot Summary
Owen Walters (Bill Switzer) is a terminally ill preteen who must also cope with all the other rigors of early adolescence. But, after the death of his whimsical next-door neighbor, Mr. Rice (David Bowie), Owen discovers something extraordinary: a complex treasure hunt, devised by Mr. Rice, that may lead the young boy to unearth some fantastic secrets. As Owen struggles with nightmares about death, he inches closer to the treasure, which may offer him some measure of salvation.

Cast: David Bowie, Bill Switzer, Garwin Sanford, Teryl Rothery, Zach Lipovsky, Jason Anderson, Tyler Thompson, Richard de Klerk

Director: Nicholas Kendall

Genres: Fantasy

Production Co: New City Productions, Panorama Entertainment

Keywords: Growing up, Heartwarming, Death, Friendship, School, Quest, Emotional, Endearing, Friend, 2000s, Mother