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The Giver

The Giver

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An adaptation of the popular young adult novel of the same name, and set, similarly to The Hunger Games and Divergent, in a bleak future world where young people are born into a system set up years before by their forebears. In this society, conformity is valued above all else. A young man is selected to receive the Shared Knowledge about how they arrived at their environment from The Giver, and old man who has all this information in his head. As the young man learns of the past, he realises that it is vital that he escapes ,,, something that has never before been achieved by anyone.


97 minutes, Parental Guidance 10-12 (Violence)
Drama, Sci-Fi.

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Credits
Cast
Jeff Bridges, Meryl Streep, Brenton Thwaites, Alexander Skarsgård, Katie Holmes, Odeya Rush, Cameron Monaghan, Taylor Swift
Director
Phillip Noyce
ScreenplayMichael Mitnick, Robert B. Weide, from the book by Lois Lowry
MusicMarco Beltrami
CinematographyRoss Emery
EditingBarry Alexander Brown
Sound formatsDolby Digital
SoundtrackAvailable
Made in2014
Produced byAs Is Productions, Tonik Productions, Walden Media, The Weinstein Company

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FPB Report (SA)
GenreDrama
LanguageNone
NudityNone
SexNone
ViolenceInfrequent, mild to moderate
PrejudiceNone
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseNone
Comments
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ScreenIt Report (USA)
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CommonSenseMedia Report (USA)
Suggested age limitPositive messagesPositive role models
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Ratings
Scale (Max)20
South African Media
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International Media
ReelViews (USA)James Berardinelli quote icon 15
ScreenIt (USA)C. Fuchs quote icon 8
Metacritic.com33 critics9
RottenTomatoes.com114 critics11
RottenTomatoes.comTomatometer quote icon 7
Movie Review Query Engine (USA)MRQE critics quote icon 11
IMDB6877 Netizens14
Average .. 50%10


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