A Monster Calls
Total score 8.4
Info2016. 1h48m. Available on DVD/VOD. Fantasy drama directed by J.A. Bayona.
Guide for parents: not recommended for young children, frightening, violence.
Synopsis12-year-old Conor (Lewis MacDougall), dealing with his mother's (Felicity Jones) illness, a less-than-sympathetic grandmother (Sigourney Weaver), and bullying classmates, finds a most unlikely ally when a Monster appears at his bedroom window. Ancient, wild, and relentless, the Monster guides Conor on a journey of courage, faith, and truth. Toby Kebbell plays Conor's father, and Liam Neeson stars in performance-capture and voiceover as the nocturnally visiting Monster of the title.
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