Utopia SA is screening the following new releases from Wednesday 4 January 2017:
- A Monster Calls (children's fantasy adventure, 109 mins, 12+, in English), directed by J.A. Bayona and starring Liam Neeson, Sigourney Weaver, Felicity Jones and Leis Macdougall, at Utopolis-Kirchberg and Utopolis-Belval from Wednesday 4 January.
Synopsis: A boy seeks the help of a tree monster to cope with his single mom's terminal illness. 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?
- Neruda (thriller, 107 mins, 12+, in Spanish (sub-titles in FR & NL)), diretced by Pablo Larraín and starring Gael García Bernal, Luis Gnecco and Mercedes Morán.
Synopsis: An inspector hunts down Nobel Prize-winning Chilean poet, Pablo Neruda, who becomes a fugitive in his home country in the late 1940s for joining the Communist Party.
- Why Him (comedy, 111 mins, 12+, in English), directed by John Hamburg and starring James Franco, Bryan Cranston and Zoey Deutch, at Utopolis-Kirchberg and Utopolis-Belval from Wednesday 4 January.
Synopsis: A holiday gathering threatens to go off the rails when Ned Fleming realizes that his daughter's Silicon Valley billionaire boyfriend is about to pop the question.
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