It's watchable, in all the weakest ways that descriptor implies.
Just Mercy's Destin Daniel Cretton directs.
He has no reason left to live now that his wife has died, and he is simply counting down the days.
Hanson happens to see their car there and sneaks Miguel out to go to Chicago.
We also see Hanson needing quick work and being distressed when he's denied a ditch digging job because of day laborers.
When they finally meet on a Midwestern farm, a fight to the death ensues as Jim uses his military skills and code of honor to defend the boy he's come to love.