Matinee Film: A Monster Calls

movie still12-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.

"Evocative, mysterious and shot through with bruising humor and heartbreak, A Monster Calls gets you where you live and where there's no place to hide. There's magic in it."--Peter Travers, Rolling Stone

Directed by Juan Antonio Bayona. Starring Felicity Jones, Lewis MacDougall, Liam Neeson, Sigourney Weaver and Toby Kebbell. Theatrically released in 2016. 108 Minutes; Rated PG-13 for thematic content and some scary images.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Thomas Crane Public Library.

Date:
Thursday Apr 6, 2017
Time:
1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM
Contact:
Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1316   
Location:
Main Library Community Meeting Room (ground floor)

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