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A Monster Calls
Archived: A Monster Calls (2016)

director: J.A. Bayona

composer: Fernando Velázquez
With: Felicity Jones, Toby Kebbell, Liam Neeson, a.o.

duration: 108 minutes
Suitable for children , Drama, Family

Gala Premières and special events

"Director J.A. Bayona seems to have something special on his hands with 'A Monster Calls'. From how it looks, the film aims to further meditate on the depth of monsters and how in our imagination they can fit roles to better explain personal matters, especially tragedies." (Jonathan Brito)

For kids 11 and up.


director: J.A. Bayona
composer: Fernando Velázquez
producer: Belén Atienza
screenplay: Patrick Ness
Editor: Jaume Martí & Bernat Vilaplana
Cinematography: Oscar Faura

production company: Apaches Entertainment

More info

dialogue: English
subtitles: Dutch subt.
country: United States of America - Spain
year: 2016


J.A. BAYONA (1975): Mis vacaciones (1999, short), Diminutos del calvario (2001, short), El hombre Esponja (2002, short), Sonorama (2004, short, video), 10 años con Camela (2004, video), Lo echamos a suertes (2005, short, video), Tierra de Hevia (2005, video), The Orphanage (2007), La Desgracia en 3D (2008, short), The Impossible (2012), 9 días en Haití (2015, short), A Monster Calls (2016).

Technical Specs

format: DCP
frame: 1:2,35


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