While visiting their grandfather in the countryside, twelve-year-old Jonathan follows his younger sister, Sophie, into the forbidden forest where a wild animal seemingly abducts her. After frantically searching, Jonathan finds her in the company of a 1,000-year-old bear. Because of the beast's ferocious appearance, Jonathan agrees to help a hunter capture him using his sister as bait. But Sophie's fondness of the bear eventually convinces Jonathan to change his allegiance and soon the siblings find they must fight to save both the bear and his forest habitat.
Rated PG by the Motion Picture Association of America for mild violence and peril.