Box Office - 11/01/1999
"...Excellent use is made of locations throughout Flanders to depict the grit and austerity of 19th-century working- and lower-class life..."
Chicago Sun-Times - 08/27/1999
"...A tale of goodness and honesty....The way the surrounding countryside is shot gives viewers a sense of being there..."
A powerful and touching story about a poor young boy's passionate pursuit of his dream to become a great artist. Along this journey the boy, and his trusted canine companion, are forced to overcome challenging obstacles leaving him with a better understanding of friendship, compassion, mercy and forgiveness. Based on the timeless children's story set in the 1800's.