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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.

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.). Dowd, Siobhan, (contributor.). Ness, Patrick, 1971- Motion picture adaptation of (work): Monster calls. (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.). Lewis MacDougall, Sigourney Weaver, Felicity Jones, Toby Kebbell, and Liam Neeson as The Monster ; Ben Moor, James Melville, Jennifer Lim. (Cast).
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Available copies

  • 94 of 98 copies available at Evergreen Indiana. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Eckhart Public Library.

Current holds

1 current hold with 98 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Eckhart PL - Auburn Plaza DVD Monster Calls (Text) 840191002421811 Auburn Plaza - Movies Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (1 hr., 49 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Universal City, CA : Focus Features, [2017]
  • Distributor: Universal City, CA : distributed by Universal Studios Home Entertainment

Content descriptions

General Note:
Based upon the children's novel by Patrick Ness from an original idea from Siobhan Dowd.
Bonus features: deleted scenes, making of, making of the Tales, and more.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Óscar Faura ; editors, Bernat Vilaplana, Jaume Martí ; music, Fernando Velázquez.
Participant or Performer Note:
Lewis MacDougall, Sigourney Weaver, Felicity Jones, Toby Kebbell, and Liam Neeson as The Monster ; Ben Moor, James Melville, Jennifer Lim.
Summary, etc.:
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 Note:
Rating: PG-13; for thematic content and some scary images.
System Details Note:
DVD ; NTSC, region 1 ; anamorphic widescreen 2.40:1 ; Described video ; Dolby digital 5.1 surround ; Dolby digital 2.0 stereo; dual layer.
Language Note:
English, Spanish or French dialogue; Spanish or French subtitles; subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing; English SDH described video.
Subject: Monsters > Drama.
Mothers and sons > Drama.
Schools > Drama.
Single-parent families > Drama.
England > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities.

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