Jacob is an imaginative boy who dreams of being an architect like his busy father. Mimmi is his know-it-all cousin who has the inside scoop about everything in her small town, Maskachka. With the help of an unruly pack of talking dogs, can they save this neighborhood from unwelcome change?
Jacob spends a lot of time drawing buildings and daydreaming while his father is at work. When his dad goes away on business, Jacob must spend the whole week being bossed around by his cousin, Mimmi and her ‘ex-pirate’ father, Eagle. As soon as Jacob arrives in Maskachka he learns that the local park is about to be transformed into skyscrapers by a greedy developer. Mimmi is not pleased at the thought of losing the community’s green spaces. Jacob and Mimmi decide to take a stand to stop the development. As it happens, they can only do it with the help of the talking dogs.
Themes: community preservation, friendship, family, community consent, teamwork, comedy
Advisory: Some mildly strong language.
Feature film recommended for age: 8+