Growing up on the banks of the Mississippi, life is a series of delicious adventures for Tom Sawyer. He skips school at will, tricks people into whitewashing his fence and even runs away from home to become a pirate. On a visit to the town graveyard, Tom and his friend Huck Finn witness the gruesome murder of young Dr Robinson by 'Injun' Joe. Terrified, they swear to tell no one, but when an innocent man is framed for the crime, Tom and Huck’s consciences begin to worry them. But how can they risk their own lives?