Based on the award-winning children’s fantasy novel, A Monster Calls delves into loss, faith and escapism through the eyes of a 12 year old.
Twelve year old Connor struggles to come to terms with his mother’s illness and is the subject of bullying at school. His means of escape is into a world of fantasy and fairy tales where he befriends the monster found in his imagination.
Lewis MacDougall debuts in his role as Connor whilst Felicity Jones portrays his mother with Liam Neeson providing the voice of the monster and Sigourney Weaver lending her talents a Connor’s grandmother.
a Monster Calls will play at various film festivals throughout the remainder of 2016 with a cinematic release scheduled for New Year’s Day 2017. For festival dates check IMDB.