A Monster Calls

A Monster Calls
  • 2016
  • Spain/UK/US
  • 108 min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: JA Bayona
  • Cast: Sigourney Weaver, Felicity Jones, Toby Kebbell, Lewis MacDougall, Liam Neeson
  • UK release: 6 January 2016

Twelve year old Conor (MacDougall) has a mother (Jones) who's battling cancer and a father (Kebbell) who's walked out; then a yew-tree-shaped monster with Neeson's voice comes into his life. Coming-of-age tearjerker with a sometimes thin story, but fine performances from Jones and MacDougall.

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Performance times

Chorley Little Theatre (0.0 miles)

Dole Lane, Chorley, Lancashire, PR7 2RL
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Deeside CEC Theatre, Aboyne (0.0 miles)

Aboyne Academy Bridgeview Road, Aboyne, AB34 5JN Scotland
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Picture House, Campbeltown (0.0 miles)

Hall Street, Campbeltown, Argyll and Bute, PA28 6BU
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A Monster Calls

19 Sep 20163 stars

TIFF 2016: Felicity Jones delivers a poignant performance as JA Bayona brings Patrick Ness's fantasy novel to the screen

Childhood can be traumatic enough without the added nightmares suffered by 12-year-old Conor O'Malley in the screen version of the Patrick Ness gothic fable A Monster Calls. His mother (Felicity Jones) is battling cancer, his father (Toby Kebbell) has a…

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