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A Monster Calls

2016 Drama

Conor O’Malley (MacDougall) is a young boy reeling from the news that his mother (Jones) has a terminal illness. To help them cope, they draw a monster that could be their support. Suffering from constant attacks by the local bully, Conor doesn’t see any way out until, one night, he encounters a giant humanoid yew tree (Neeson), a real-life version of the Monster he drew with his mother. The Monster comes to tell him stories each night, and together, they begin to fix Conor’s unhappy life. The Monster teaches him about growing up and how to deal with anger and loss.

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A Monster Calls (2016)

A young boy tries to deal with his mother's terminal illness and constant attacks by the local bully. One night, he meets a giant monster, a humanoid tree, which comes to him and tells stories. The Monster teaches him about dealing with loss and anger.

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A Monster Calls (2016)

A young boy tries to deal with his mother's terminal illness and constant attacks by the local bully. One night, he meets a giant monster, a humanoid tree, which comes to him and tells stories. The Monster teaches him about dealing with loss and anger.

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