The Giver

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  • PG-13
The haunting story of THE GIVER centers on Jonas, who lives in a seemingly ideal, if colorless, world of conformity and contentment. Not until he is given his life assignment as the Receiver of Memory does he begin to understand the dark, complex... read more
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The haunting story of THE GIVER centers on Jonas, who lives in a seemingly ideal, if colorless, world of conformity and contentment. Not until he is given his life assignment as the Receiver of Memory does he begin to understand the dark, complex secrets behind his fragile community. The film is based on Lois Lowry's beloved young adult novel of the same name, which was the winner the 1994 Newbury Medal and has sold over 10 million copies worldwide.

Original Release

08/14/2014

US Release

08/15/2014

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Cast

Meryl Streep Chief Elder
Alexander Skarsgård Father / Jonas' Father
Taylor Swift Rosemary
Katie Holmes Mother / Jonas' Mother
Jeff Bridges The Giver
Brenton Thwaites Jonas
Odeya Rush Fiona
Cameron Monaghan Asher
Katharina Damm Nurturer
Emma Tremblay Lilly / Lily
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Phillip Noyce

Writers

Robert B. Weide, Lois Lowry, Michael Mitnick

Cast

Meryl Streep Chief Elder
Alexander Skarsgård Father / Jonas' Father
Taylor Swift Rosemary
Katie Holmes Mother / Jonas' Mother
Jeff Bridges The Giver
Brenton Thwaites Jonas
Odeya Rush Fiona
Cameron Monaghan Asher
Katharina Damm Nurturer
Emma Tremblay Lilly / Lily
Alexander Jillings Gabriel 12 Months
James Jillings Gabriel 12 Months
Jordan Nicholas Smal Gabriel 3 Months
Saige Fernandes Gabriel 6 Months
Renate Stuurman Dinah
Vanessa Cooke Elder
John Whiteley Elder
Kira Wilkinson Chief Elder's Assistant
Meganne Young Bride
Thabo Rametsi Robbie

Producers

Scooter Braun Executive Producer
Alison Owen Executive Producer
Dylan Sellers Executive Producer
Ralph Winter Executive Producer
Ron Burkle Executive Producer
Bob Weinstein Executive Producer
Harvey Weinstein Executive Producer
Micheal Flaherty Executive Producer
Jeff Bridges Producer
Neil Koenigsberg Producer
Nikki Silver Producer
Genevieve Hofmeyr Producer
Noga Isackson Producer
Janine van Assen Producer

Editors

Barry Alexander Brown

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