Robinson Crusoe's father wants him to be a lawyer, but he is desperate for adventure. So, against all advice, he sets out to travel the world in search of money and excitement. But there is a devastating storm at sea, and Crusoe is washed up on a deserted island, alone and terrified. Far from the comforts of the world he knew, he now faces a daily battle for survival against the elements. The struggle to stay alive has begun . . .