Text: engl.A Monster Calls is a 2016 dark fantasy drama film directed by J. A. Bayona from a screenplay by Patrick Ness and based on Ness' 2011 novel of the same name. It stars Liam Neeson, Sigourney Weaver, Felicity Jones, Toby Kebbell and Lewis MacDougall. In the film, Conor O'Malley (MacDougall) grapples with his mother's terminal illness (cancer) as he is visited by the Monster (Neeson), a giant anthropomorphic yew tree who tells him stories.A Monster Calls premiered at the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival on 10 September 2016 and was theatrically released first in Spain on 7 October by Universal Pictures, in the United Kingdom by Entertainment One on 1 January 2017, and in the United States five days later. The film received positive reviews from critics, with praise for Bayona's direction, acting performances, visual effects, and its thematic content. It underperformed at the box office, grossing $47 million worldwide. Dieses Buch befindet sich in unserem Aussenlager; sollten Sie dieses im Laden abholen wollen, bitten wir Sie um vorgängige Nachricht.