Juan Antonio Bayona has proven his ability to tell visually stunning stories with both The Orphanage and The Impossible. Now, the director is back and he’s adapting the children’s novel, A Monster Calls with a stellar cast that includes Sigourney Weaver, Liam Neeson, Felicity Jones, and the film’s lead, 12 year old Lewis MacDougal.

A visually spectacular drama from acclaimed director Juan Antonio Bayona (“The Impossible”), based on the award-winning children’s 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.

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