Henry Thomas (E.T.) plays a lonely boy - his mother has just died and his father is too busy to deal with him - who lives in a world of imaginary characters. When he accidentally becomes involved in an espionage plot, it's up to his imaginary hero, master spy Jack Flack (Dabney Coleman) to get him out alive! An incredibly inventive thriller, with a clever script and unforgettable characters. Simply magical for both adults and children!