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Monster Calls, A

English title: Monster Calls, A
Original title: Monstruo viene a verme, Un
German title: Sieben Minuten nach Mitternacht
Spain, USA, 2016

Director: Bayona, Juan Antonio
Production company: Belén Atienza, Apaches Entertainment
Co-producers: Participant Media, River Road Entertainment
Age recommendation: 10 years and up
Length: 108 min.
Film genre: Feature film

Ten-year-old Connor is bullied by his schoolmates, but that’s not his biggest worry. The worst thing is that his mom suffers from a very serious illness,and he doesn’t want to live with his grandma. At night Connor is haunted by nightmares, but the monster that comes after midnight chases them away. The monster tells the boy stories of the past. Will the tree’s stories help the boy overcome his fears and learn the truth about life?

Marketing strategies:
Based on the novel by Patrick Ness.

Toronto IFF 2016, Gaudi Awards 2017, Goya Awards 2017, Cinema in Sneakers Warsaw 2017

Study guide: English

Study guide: Finnish

World sales address/es:
Summit (GB)

Sold to:
UIP (Esp)
Entertainment (GB)
Monolith (PL)
Independet (NL)