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A Monster Calls (2017) Movie Information

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A Monster Calls (2017)
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Overall Rank:

4568

Avg. Rating:

2.92/4

# of Ratings:

6

Genres:

Drama, Fantasy

Rating:

PG-13

Language:

English

Theater Date:

01/06/2017

Director:

J.A. Bayona

Actors:

Liam Neeson
Toby Kebbell
Felicity Jones
Lewis MacDougall
Geraldine Chaplin
Sigourney Weaver

 

 

 

 

Plot Outline:

Connor is dealing with a lot in life - bullies in school, a mother with a terminal illness and seemingly nothing but pity from everyone else. But when tree monster comes calling, it may spell hope - until is asks for the one thing Connor cannot bring himself to do. -- Chris Kavan

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A Monster Calls - Movie Review

LIFF30 2016 #2

“There is not always a good guy. Nor is there always a bad one. Most people are somewhere in between.”

Before seeing the movie, I didn't know much about "A Monster Calls". The only information I got from it is that it's based on Patrick Ness novel and the trailer had a "Iron Giant" vibe to it. I also liked the director (Juan Antonio Bayona) previous movies, so I guess that's what peaked my interest in seeing it. And I came out pretty surprised of how good it was. Not just that, but how moving and heartfelt it was.

Juan Antonio Bayona is the type of director that knows how to tell a compelling story in his films. To screw lose the sentiment, until your eyes are filled with water to the point where you can't help but spill out. And in this movie h...

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