A Monster Calls

Release date: January 6, 2017

Due to his mother's (Felicity Jones) worsening illness, and constant bullying by classmates, a 12-year-old boy named Connor O'Malley (Lewis MacDougall) is plagued by nightmares. One night, a voice calls to him and Connor discovers an unlikely ally in a tree monster (voiced by Liam Neeson) that appears at his bedroom window.

The tree tell him stories that draw Connor into a fantastical world of monsters and fairy tales, and takes him on a journey of courage, truth, and faith.

Based on the 2011 award-winning children's fantasy novel of the same name by Patrick Ness, which was honored with the Carnegie Medal and the Kate Greenaway Medal in 2012.

Additional details

Genre: Drama

Runtime: 108 min

Director: Juan Antonio Bayona

Studio: Universal Pictures

Producers: Jonathan King, Belén Atienza, Mitch Horwits

Screenplay: Patrick Ness

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

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