The Mystical Adventures of Billy Owens
The Mystical Adventures of Billy Owens is a 2008 Canadian fantasy film, which takes place in Spirit River, Alberta, Canada, about a boy who discovers on his 11th birthday that he is capable of using magic and must save his town from destruction. This film was presented in two parts under a "To Be Continued" format, with a sequel, Billy Owens and the Secret of the Runes, which followed in 2010.
Narrated by Mandy (Ciara O'Hanlon), as she tells the story of her friend Billy Owens, (Dalton Mugridge) an average boy who has just turned 11. She notes the strangeness of him being born at the stroke of 11 on November 11, which is later discovered to be a number of great power. Billy, along with know-it-all Mandy and their cowardly but loyal best friend Devon (Christopher Fazio) discover that Billy's family has magical origins, and upon a chance encounter with a mysterious shop keeper (Roddy Piper) who Billy buys a wand from for $11, they also find out that he can use the wand to cast magic spells, and together they embark on a journey to save their town of Spirit River from a foretold prophecy and prevent the resurrection of a dragon under the influence of the ancient Viking trickster God Loki.
|author||Charlie Fitzgerald Virginia Carraway|
|keywords||best friend chance encounter christopher fazio ciara o'hanlon dalton mugridge loki magic spell viking|
|productionCompany||Artist View Entertainment Skylight Films|
|publisher||MTI Home Video|