The Giver [movie]
In a seemingly perfect community, without war, pain, suffering, differences or choice, a young boy is chosen to learn from an elderly man about the true pain and pleasure of the “real” world.
The Giver is an upcoming science fiction film directed by Phillip Noyce, based on the 1993 novel of same name by Lois Lowry. The film stars Jeff Bridges, Brenton Thwaites, Meryl Streep, Odeya Rush, Katie Holmes and Alexander Skarsgård. It is scheduled to be released in the United States on August 15, 2014.
In a perfect world where there is no conflict, racism or sickness, every member of society has a specific role, and 16-year-old Jonas is selected to be the Receiver of Memories. As Jonas uncovers the truth behind his world’s past, he discovers that many years earlier his forefathers gave up humanity in order to have a stable society.
– Jeff Bridges as The Giver
– Brenton Thwaites as Jonas
– Meryl Streep as the Chief Elder
– Odeya Rush as Fiona
– Katie Holmes as Jonas’s mother
– Alexander Skarsgård as Jonas’s father
– Taylor Swift as Rosemary
– Cameron Monaghan as Asher
– Emma Tremblay as Lily