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Release date: 2 October 2016
Running time: 103 minutes
Newcomer Oakes Fegley is the boy with a magical friend in this remake of the Disney favourite. Autism Friendly screenings at Cineworld differ from regular screenings. Some of the key differences are: Lighting will be kept on during the screening. Volume levels will be reduced. There will be no advertisements or trailers. Seating will not be allocated. Customers will be allowed to bring in their own food. Screenings will be at 11am on the first Sunday of every month. For further information please ask in your local cinema. Grace (Bryce Dallas Howard) has heard stories of a magical dragon for years, from the mouth of her wood-carver father (Robert Redford), However, that’s all she thought they were – stories. That is, until she meets ten-year-old Pete (Oakes Fegley) who claims to live alone in the woods with a giant green dragon named Elliott. Grace sets out to determine where Pete came from and the truth about this mysterious dragon. However, a few other people have found out about this remarkable dragon and and are intent on capturing it. This remake of the much-loved 1977 film boasts a stellar cast and state-of-the-art specials effects to help bring this enchanting and magical story to a new generation.
Original title: Autism Friendly Screening: Pete's Dragon
Director: Greg Tiernan, Conrad Vernon
Age restrictions: PG