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Aro Recommended A Monster Calls


UK / Spain 2016, 138 minutes
Dir. Juan Antonio Bayona
Rating: [PG] Violence & Scary scenes
Genres: Family / Fantasy


“Beautifully structured fable [that] blows up every fragment of its premise into heart-stirring universal appeal. ”~The Playlist

Aroview: A splendid and skillfully-told fantasy drama in which a 12-year-old boy faces his mother's terminal illness, his strict grandmother, estranged father, and school bully, and is visited by a tree creature who determines to get to the truth through a series of stories. Based on the novel by Patrick Ness, who also adapted the screenplay.

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DVD Features

  • deleted scenes
  • English subtitles for the hearing impaired
  • 'making of' documentary / featurette
  • extra stuff
  • aspect ratio: 16:9

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