A Monster Calls

Release date:December 23, 2016
(limited; wide: Jan. 6)

Studio:Focus Features

Director:Juan Antonio Bayona

MPAA Rating:PG-13 (for thematic content and some scary images)


Starring:Lewis MacDougall, Felicity Jones, Toby Kebbell, Liam Neeson, Sigourney Weaver

Genre:Drama, Fantasy

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Plot Summary:

A visually spectacular drama from acclaimed director Juan Antonio Bayona (“The Impossible”), based on the award-winning children’s fantasy novel. 12-year-old Conor (Lewis MacDougall) attempts to deal with his mother’s (Felicity Jones) illness and the bullying of his classmates by escaping into a fantastical world of monsters and fairy tales that explore courage, loss, and faith.

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