About

A visually spectacular drama from director J.A. Bayona. 12-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.

Filmmaker Bio

JUAN ANTONIO GARCIA BAYONA
Director

Juan Antonio García Bayona is a Spanish film director. He is best known for directing the 2007 horror film The Orphanage, the 2012 drama film The Impossible, and the 2016 fantasy drama film A Monster Calls. Bayona’s latest film is the 2018 science fiction adventure film Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, the fifth installment of the Jurassic Park film series. He has also directed television commercials and music videos.

Rating: PG 13

EVENT DETAILS

SATURDAY  Jan 12, 2019

12:00 PM    A MONSTER CALLS

Venue
Daphne Joseph Hackett Theatre

Tickets
$25

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