WHO’S IN IT?
Madison Wolfe (The Conjuring 2), Imogen Poots (Green Room), Sydney Wade (Una), Rory Jackson (You), Zoe Saldana (Guardians of the Galaxy), Noel Clarke (Adulthood), Jennifer Ehle (The King’s Speech), Ciara O’Callaghan (Mrs Brown’s Boys D’Movie)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Anders Walter (film debut), director; Joe Kelly (film debut), writer; Michael Barnathan (Night at the Museum), Chris Columbus (Bicentennial Man), Kyle Franke (Holidays), Kim Magnusson (Men & Chicken), Adrian Politowski (The Hot Potato) and Nick Spicer (Love, Pain and Vice Versa), producers; Laurent Perez Del Mar (The Red Turtle), composer; Rasmus Heise (The Reunion 2: The Funeral), cinematographer; Lars Wissing (Crumbs: All At Stake), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
In an attempt to cope with her unfulfilling life, teenager Barbara Thorson (Wolfe) regularly retreats into a fantasy world of magic and monsters where she fights to prevent her small town from being destroyed by giants. However, an encounter with the new school guidance counsellor (Saldana) causes her to question whether everything she is going through is real or not…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
Teens and families will be enchanted by this magical and fantastical adaptation of the popular graphic novel by Joe Kelly, who also contributes the screenplay.