Tom Sawyer & Huckleberry Finn

Tom Sawyer & Huckleberry Finn is a 2014 American comedy-drama/adventure film directed by Jo Kastner and starring Joel Courtney as Tom Sawyer, Jake T. Austin as Huckleberry Finn, Katherine McNamara as Becky Thatcher, Noah Munck as Ben Rogers, and with Val Kilmer as Mark Twain. It is based on Mark Twain's novels The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. The film was released by VMI Worldwide.[1]

Tom Sawyer & Huckleberry Finn
Official release poster
Directed byJo Kastner
Produced by
  • Gabriel Georgiev
  • Jo Kastner
Written byJo Kastner
Based onThe Adventures of Tom Sawyer
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
by Mark Twain
Starring
Music byRóbert Gulya
CinematographyLorenzo Senatore
Edited byDávid Jancsó
Production
company
cine-partners
Distributed byVMI Worldwide
Release date
  • October 23, 2014 (2014-10-23) (UAE)
  • April 7, 2015 (2015-04-07) (United States)
Running time
90 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish

Plot summary

The adventure unfolds as Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn – Tom's friend from the streets – witness a murder in the graveyard. Tom and Huck flee to Jackson's Island and make a pact never to tell anyone about the incident. However, when the good-natured Muff Potter, who has been blamed for the murder is sentenced to death by hanging,Tom attempts to break Muff out of jail but it does not go as planned and Muff returns to jail. So Tom breaks his promise and returns to exonerate Muff Potter. Injun Joe, the actual murderer, makes a hasty exit from the courtroom during the trial. A short time later, Tom and Huck find references to a treasure and have to face Injun Joe again.

Cast

Production

Tom Sawyer was filmed on location in Bulgaria in August 2011.[2]

Home media release

The film had a limited theatrical release followed by a DVD / Video on Demand release on 7 April 2015.[3]

See also

References

  1. Tom Sawyer & Huckleberry Finn on IMDb
  2. "Super 8 Star Joel Courtney Cast As Tom Sawyer in New Adaptation". 23 June 2011.
  3. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-02-27. Retrieved 2015-03-10.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
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