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Release date: 8 April 2016
Running time: 112 minutes
In the sci-fi thriller Midnight Special, writer/director Jeff Nichols proves again that he is one of the most compelling storytellers of our time, as a father (Michael Shannon), goes on the run to protect his young son, Alton (Jaeden Lieberher), and uncover the truth behind the boy"s special powers. What starts as a race from religious extremists and local law enforcement quickly escalates to a nationwide manhunt involving the highest levels of the Federal Government. Ultimately his father risks everything to protect Alton and help fulfill a destiny that could change the world forever, in this genre--defying film as supernatural as it is intimately human.
Original title: Midnight Special
Cast: Bill Camp, Adam Driver, Kirsten Dunst, Dana Gourrier, Billy Slaughter
Director: Jeff Nichols
Age restrictions: 12A