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A monster calls /

by Bayona, J. A. (Juan Antonio) [film director.]; Atienza, Belén [film producer.]; Ness, Patrick [screenwriter.]; Faura, Óscar [director of photography.]; Velázquez, Fernando [composer (expression)]; Vilaplana, Bernat [editor of moving image work.]; Martí, Jaume [editor of moving image work.]; MacDougall, Lewis [actor.]; Weaver, Sigourney [actor.]; Jones, Felicity [actor.]; Kebbell, Toby [actor.]; Neeson, Liam [voice actor.]; Moor, Ben [actor.]; Melville, James [actor.]; Lim, Jennifer [actor.]; Dowd, Siobhan [contributor.]; Ness, Patrick; Focus Features [presenter.]; Participant Media [production company.]; River Road Entertainment (Firm) [production company.]; Apaches Entertainment (Firm) [production company.]; Telecinco Cinema [production company.]; La Trini (Firm) [production company.]; Universal Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm) [film distributor.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelVisual materialSeries: Focus Features clearly original: Publisher: Universal City, CA : Focus Features, [2017]Description: 1 videodisc (109 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.ISBN: 9786316780133; 6316780133.Language note: English, Spanish or French dialogue; Spanish or French subtitles; subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing; English SDH described video.Uniform titles: Monster calls (Motion picture).Subject(s): Monsters -- Drama | Mothers and sons -- Drama | Schools -- Drama | Single-parent families -- Drama | Single-parent families -- Drama | Monsters | Mothers and sons | Schools | Single-parent families | Schools | Monsters | Mothers and sons -- Drama | Monsters. -- Drama | Mothers and sons | Single-parent families | England -- Drama | England | England -- Drama | England | Video recordings for people with visual disabilities | Feature films | Video recordings for the hearing impaired | Drama | Feature films | Video recordings for the hearing impaired | Video recordings for people with visual disabilities | Drama | Feature films | Video recordings for people with visual disabilities | Video recordings for the hearing impairedOnline resources: View cover art Cast: Lewis MacDougall, Sigourney Weaver, Felicity Jones, Toby Kebbell, and Liam Neeson as The Monster ; Ben Moor, James Melville, Jennifer Lim.Summary: Twelve-year-old Conor, dealing with his mother's illness, a less-than-sympathetic grandmother, 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.
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Twelve-year-old Conor, dealing with his mother's illness, a less-than-sympathetic grandmother, 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.

Title from title frame.

Based upon the children's novel by Patrick Ness from an original idea from Siobhan Dowd.

Orignally released as a motion picture in 2016.

Special features: Deleted scenes, The making of "A monster calls", Making of the tales, English feature commentary with writer Patrick Ness, Spanish feature commentary with director J.A. Bayona.

For private home use only, no copying or public performances allowed.

Director of photography, Óscar Faura ; production designer, Eugenio Caballero ; editors, Bernat Vilaplana, Jaume Martí ; music, Fernando Velázquez ; costume designer, Steven Noble.

Lewis MacDougall, Sigourney Weaver, Felicity Jones, Toby Kebbell, and Liam Neeson as The Monster ; Ben Moor, James Melville, Jennifer Lim.

Twelve-year-old Conor, dealing with his mother's illness, a less-than-sympathetic grandmother, 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.

Rating: PG-13; for thematic content and some scary images.

DVD; region 1, NTSC; anamorphic widescreen 2.40:1; Described video; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround; Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo; dual layer.

English, Spanish or French dialogue; Spanish or French subtitles; subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing; English SDH described video.

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