A Monster Calls

Release: 2016
Drama, Family, Fantasy
Language: English
Director(s): J. A. Bayona
Producer(s): Belén Atienza, Mitch Horwits, Jonathan King
Production Company: Universal Pictures, Focus Features,
Music Director(s): Fernando Velázquez
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 fan...More
Star Cast:
James Melville
Jennifer Lim

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A young boy's nightmares seem to come true when the tree outside his home wakes up and turns into a monster who tells him three stories and demands the truth from the lad. The stories seem to be disconnected at first but become lessons that the boy has to learn. Do the stories help heal his relationship with his grandmother? Does he come to terms with his mother's illness? The film is heartbreakingly beautiful. A must watch. (Manisha Lakhe-NOWRUNNING) Read Full Review


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