WHO’S IN IT?

Dustin Hoffman (Rain Man), Kathy Bates (Misery), Debra Winger (Terms of Endearment), Garrett Wareing (film debut), Eddie Izzard (Mystery Men), Kevin McHale (Glee), Josh Lucas (Sweet Home Alabama), Joe West (film debut), River Alexander (The Way, Way Back), Grant Venable (film debut)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

François Girard (Silk), director; Ben Ripley (Source Code), writer; Carol Baum (Father of the Bride), Judy Cairo (Crazy Heart) and Jane Goldenring (My First Mister), producers; Brian Byrne (Albert Nobbs), composer; David Franco (The Whole Nine Yards), cinematographer; Gaétan Huot (The Red Violin), editor

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

Stet (Wareing) is a troubled 11-year-old who, after the death of his mother, is sent to the prestigious American Boy Choir School where he finds himself out of his depth. As his growing anger soon clashes with his demanding Choir Master Carvelle (Hoffman), who recognises a talent in the young boy, Stet must push himself to be the unexpected voice that Carvelle encourages him to be…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

The Choir sees Dustin Hoffman leading a film about a boy with a special vocal talent, and how he must overcome his tragic past to become something greater than anyone could have expected.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

FRIDAY 10TH JULY 2015