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A monster calls / 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 ; directed by J.A. Bayona ; produced by Belén Atienza.

DVD DVD ([2017])
Description: 1 videodisc (109 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Publisher: Universal City, CA : Focus Features, [2017]
Distributor: Universal City, CA : distributed by Universal Studios Home Entertainment
15 of 17 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries). (Show all copies)
1 of 1 copy available at Saugus.
0 current holds with 17 total copies.
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General Note: 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.
English, Spanish or French dialogue; Spanish or French subtitles; subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing; English SDH described video.
Creation/Production Credits: Director of photography, Óscar Faura ; editors, Bernat Vilaplana, Jaume Martí ; music, Fernando Velázquez.
Participant or Performer: 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.
Target Audience:
Rating: PG-13; for thematic content and some scary images.
System Details:
DVD ; NTSC, region 1 ; 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.
Authors: Ness, Patrick, 1971- (screenwriter.). Bayona, J. A. (Juan Antonio), (film director.). Atienza, Belén, (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, Óscar, (director of photography.). Vilaplana, Bernat, (editor of moving image work.). Martí, Jaume, 1975- (editor of moving image work.). Velázquez, Fernando, 1976- (composer (expression)). Dowd, Siobhan, (contributor.). Ness, Patrick, 1971- (Added Author). 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.).
Citation: Ness, Patrick. "A monster calls." Universal City, CA : Focus Features, 2017.

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