JOEY is another innocuous family film from Down Under in which adorable animals are hunted by crazed poachers and need to be rescued by wide-eyed young kids, who teach adults a thing or two in the process.
Young Billy MacGregor (Jamie Croft) lives on a farm in Australia with his widowed mom Penny (Rebecca Gibney), where he plays with a group of kangaroos, especially a baby called Joey. Unfortunately, the kangaroos congregate on the farm of Billy's animal-hating neighbor Dixon (Errol O'Neill), and he
brings in a hunter known as the Kanga Catcher (Harold Hopkins) to remove the roos, which are drugged and taken to Sydney. Joey escapes and is rescued by Billy, and t...