A Monster Calls (2016)
The monster does not come walking often. This time it comes to Connor, and it asks for the one thing Connor cannot bring himself to do. Tell the truth. This is a very touching story about a boy who feels very damaged, guilty and mostly angry. He struggles at school with bullies, and pity looks from everyone, and at home with his mother's sickness. Will Connor overcome his problems? Will everything be okay? Will Connor be able to speak the truth?
Director: J.A. Bayona
Writer: Patrick Ness
Stars: Liam Neeson, Felicity Jones, Sigourney Weaver