A delightful children's tale, 5 CHILDREN AND IT follows the adventures of five children as they shelter at their uncle's house during World War I. With their father stuck in the trenches and fighting the good fight, the five kids unearth a fairy in their uncle's lofty mansion. Named It, the fairy promises to make all their wishes come true, with spectacular results. Comedian Eddie Izzard supplies the voice of It, while the rest of the impressive cast is fleshed out by Freddie Highmore (FINDING NEVERLAND), Kenneth Branagh (HARRY POTTER), and Zoe Wanamaker (THE RAGGEDY RAWNEY).
Description by Warner Home Video:
What would you wish for if you were granted a new wish every day' That's the delightful situation five children face when they're sent to live with their eccentric uncle in his moldering mansion while their father fights in World War I. There they discover It, a fairy who makes their wishes come true!
This exuberant adaptation of E. Nesbit's beloved classic features young Freddie Highmore (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Finding Neverland), Kenneth Branagh and Zoe Wanamaker (both veterans of the Harry Potter film series), comedy star Eddie Izzard as the voice of It, and the film wizardry of the Jim Henson Creature Shop.