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This looks like a POWERFUL movie!
When I first saw the A Monster Calls movie trailer, I couldn’t help but be moved. It spoke to me as a movie that every tween boy struggling with a part of his identity should see. As a mom, of such a boy, I can’t wait to take my oldest to see A Monster Calls. While it’s doesn’t look like your typical action adventure film, it does look like a movie where the action can lead to some great conversation about anger and keeping feelings bottled up inside.
A Monster Calls
A visually spectacular and unabashedly emotional drama from director J.A. Bayona (“The Impossible”). 12-year-old Conor (Lewis MacDougall) is dealing with far more than other boys his age. His beloved and devoted mother (Felicity Jones) is ill. He has little in common with his imperious grandmother (Sigourney Weaver). His father (Toby Kebbell) has resettled thousands of miles away. But Conor finds a most unlikely ally when the Monster (portrayed by Liam Neeson in performance-capture and voiceover) appears at his bedroom window one night. Ancient, wild, and relentless, the Monster guides Conor on a journey of courage, faith, and truth that powerfully fuses imagination and reality.
Take a look at the A Monster Calls movie trailer
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