This looks like an intriguing fantasy film. Starring Felicity Jones and some kid we haven’t seen before, A Monster Calls is a nice way of exploring a child’s process of dealing with their parent’s illness, and it comes to UK cinemas from 21st October 2016.
Watch the trailer below and tell us what you think.
A visually spectacular drama from acclaimed director Juan Antonio Bayona (“The Impossible”), based on the award-winning fantasy novel. 12-year-old Conor (Lewis MacDougall) attempts to deal with his mother’s (Felicity Jones) illness and the bullying of his classmates by escaping into a fantastical world of monsters and fairy tales that explore courage, loss, and faith. Also featuring Liam Neeson who will star in performance-capture and voiceover as the nocturnally visiting monster of the title, and Sigourney Weaver as the maternal grandmother.