The Beaver

Release date:May 6, 2011
(limited; expands: May 20)

Studio:Summit Entertainment

Director:Jodie Foster

MPAA Rating:PG-13 (for mature thematic material, some disturbing content, sexuality and language including a dru


Starring:Mel Gibson, Jodie Foster, Anton Yelchin, Jennifer Lawrence, Cherry Jones


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Plot Summary:

Two-time Academy Award® winner Jodie Foster directs and co-stars with two-time Academy Award® winner Mel Gibson in "The Beaver" – an emotional story about a man on a journey to re-discover his family and re-start his life. Plagued by his own demons, Walter Black was once a successful toy executive and family man who now suffers from depression. No matter what he tries, Walter can't seem to get himself back on track... until a beaver hand puppet enters his life.