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Premiere Theatrical Run! PIERCING • February 1–5

Mon, Jan 21, 2019

Belmont World Film's Family Festival 2019Special Events

Jim Button and Luke the Engine Driver

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Belmont World Film’s 16th Annual Family Festival

East Coast Premiere!

Directed by Dennis Gansel | Germany | 105 min. | German with English subtitles read aloud through headphones | 2018
Age 5–8 ($6)
Based on the beloved German children’s book by Michael Ende (The Neverending Story). When an orphaned baby is mysteriously delivered to a tiny island, its four inhabitants raise him as their own and name him Jim. When he turns ten, he yearns to uncover his true origins and sets out with his friend Luke on a magical train named Emma—across seas, deserts, forests, mountains, and even volcanoes. In the magical town of Mandala they learn that the emperor’s daughter has been captured by pirates, and the two decide to risk it all to save her. Features breathtaking special effects and offers an entertaining epic about family, friendship and self-discovery.

Content advisory: contains scenes that might be scary for the very young.

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