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Title A monster calls [videorecording] / Focus Features presents in association with Participant Media, River Road Entertainment ; an Apaches Entertainment, Telecinco Cinema, A Monster Calls AIE, La Trini production ; screenplay by Patrick Ness ; produced by Belen Atienza ; directed by J.A. Bayona.

Publication Info. Universal City, CA : Focus Features, [2017]
Universal City, CA : distributed by Universal Studios Home Entertainment


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Description 1 videodisc (109 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
digital optical surround stereo Dolby digital 5.1 Dolby digital 2.0 rda
NTSC rda
video file DVD video region 1 rda
Motion picture
Series Focus Features clearly original
Focus Features clearly original.
System Details DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen 2.40:1 presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround ; Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo.
Language English, dubbed Spanish or dubbed French dialogue, optional Spanish or French subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH); English descriptive audio track for people with visual disabilities.
Cast Lewis MacDougall, Sigourney Weaver, Felicity Jones, Toby Kebbell, and Liam Neeson as The Monster ; Ben Moor, James Melville, Jennifer Lim.
Note Based upon the children's novel by Patrick Ness from an original idea from Siobhan Dowd.
Credits Director of photography, Oscar Faura ; editors, Bernat Vilaplana, Jaume Marti ; music, Fernando Velazquez.
Note Orignally released as a motion picture in 2016.
Audience MPAA rating: PG-13; for thematic content and some scary images.
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.
Note 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.
Subject Monsters -- Drama.
Mothers and sons -- Drama.
Schools -- Drama.
Single-parent families -- Drama.
England -- Drama.
Genre/Form Fantasy films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities.
Added Author Ness, Patrick, 1971- screenwriter.
Bayona, J. A. (Juan Antonio), film director.
Atienza, Belen, film producer.
MacDougall, Lewis, 2002- actor.
Weaver, Sigourney, 1949- actor.
Jones, Felicity, actor.
Kebbell, Toby, actor.
Neeson, Liam, voice actor.
Moor, Ben, 1969- actor.
Melville, James, actor.
Lim, Jennifer, 1980- actor.
Faura, Oscar, director of photography.
Vilaplana, Bernat, editor of moving image work.
Marti, Jaume, 1975- editor of moving image work.
Velazquez, Fernando, 1976- composer (expression)
Dowd, Siobhan, contributor.
Motion picture adaptation of (work): Ness, Patrick, 1971- Monster calls
Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm), film distributor.
Focus Features, production company.
River Road Entertainment (Firm), production company.
Participant Media, presenter.
Apaches Entertainment (Firm), production company.
Telecinco Cinema, production company.
La Trini (Firm), production company.
Added Title Monster calls (Motion picture).
ISBN 9786316780133 : DVD 29.98
6316780133 : DVD 29.98
Standard No. 025192395963
Music No. 2066578 Universal Studios Home Entertainment
62180096 Universal Studios Home Entertainment

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