The water horse legend of the deep
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Present day Scotland. A tale is told to a couple of American tourists by a kindly gentleman in a pub. Angus is a lonely boy who pines for his father, who is serving in the Royal Navy during World War II. Angus, along with his sister and mother, live on an estate that has been billeted by soldiers in the Scottish Highlands, near Loch Ness. The troop's commander has an eye for mom, is suspicious about a mysterious handyman, Lewis, who is also a war hero, and an absurd contention that the Highlands are the real frontline in the war against Germany. Angus discovers a mysterious egg that hatches a sea creature of Celtic mythology. The creature befriends Angus and will eventually be known as the Loch Ness Monster. Trying to hide the dinosaur-like creature, nicknamed Crusoe, Angus enlists Lewis to transfer it to the lake, where boy and serpent have extraordinary adventures together until human stupidity threatens Crusoe's existence.

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King-Smith, Dick. Water horse -- Film adaptations -- Juvenile films.
Loch Ness monster -- Juvenile films.
Scotland -- Juvenile films.
Sea monsters -- Juvenile films.
Action and adventure films.
Children's films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for children.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Other Authors:
Beacon Pictures.
Chaplin, Ben.
Columbia Pictures.
Cox, Brian, 1946-
Etel, Alex.
Jacobs, Robert Nelson.
King-Smith, Dick. Water horse. DVD.
Morrissey, David.
Revolution Studios.
Russell, Jay, 1960-
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
Walden Media.
Watson, Emily, 1967-
2-disc special ed.
Publisher, Date:
Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, c2008.
2 videodiscs (ca. 112 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Target Audience Note:
Other Title:
Title from container.
Based on the book by Dick King-Smith.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2007.
Special features: Deleted scenes ; behind-the-scenes featurettes ; setting the scene.
Director of photography, Oliver Stapleton ; edited by Mark Warner ; music by James Newton Howard ; costume designer, John Bloomfield ; production designer, Tony Burrough.
Emily Watson, Alex Etel, Ben Chaplin, David Morrissey, Priyanka Xi, Brian Cox.
DVD ; anamorphic widescreen presentation.
For private home use only.
Includes audio tracks and subtitles in English and French.
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
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