WHO’S IN IT?
Jacob Tremblay (Room), Julia Roberts (Pretty Woman), Owen Wilson (Marley & Me), Mandy Patinkin (The Princess Bride), Crystal Lowe (Hot Tub Time Machine), Sônia Braga (Kiss of the Spider Woman), Millie Davis (A Dark Truth), Izabela Vidovic (Homefront), Danielle Rose Russell (A Walk Among The Tombstones), Ali Liebert (The Break-Up Artist), Elle McKinnon (film debut), Bryce Gheisar (A Dog’s Purpose), Daveed Diggs (film debut), Noah Jupe (Suburbicon), Kyle Harrison Breitkopf (Parental Guidance)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Stephen Chbosky (The Perks of Being a Wallflower), director, writer; Steve Conrad (The Secret Life of Walter Mitty) and Jack Thorne (A Long Way Down), writers; David Hoberman (The Fighter) and Todd Lieberman (Beauty and the Beast), producers; Marcelo Zarvos (Fences), composer; Don Burgess (Forrest Gump), cinematographer; Mark Livolsi (The Devil Wears Prada), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
August Pullman (Tremblay) is a young boy who was born with severe facial difficulties, which has previously prevented him from attending public school. Now, he is about to go to school for the first time, where he begins to meet new friends and gain new support from teachers, which help him to come out of his shell…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
The adaptation of the best-selling novel by R.J. Palacio is an adorable and truly heartwarming account of childhood and how to stand out by just being an awesome person.