Rated PG-13 · 97 minutes · 2014

Action, Drama, Science fiction
Jonas (Brenton Thwaites) lives in a seemingly idyllic world of conformity and contentment. When he begins to spend time with The Giver (Jeff Bridges), an old man who is the sole keeper of the community's memories, Jonas discovers the dangerous truths of his community's secret past. Armed with the power of knowledge, Jonas realizes that he must escape from their world to protect himself and those he loves -- a challenge no one has ever completed successfully.
Official Site: thegiverfilm.com
Director: Phillip Noyce
Producer: Nikki Silver, Jeff Bridges, Neil Koenigsberg, Bob Weinstein, Harvey Weinstein, Dylan Sellers, Ron Burkle, Alison Owen, Ralph Winter and Scooter Braun
Cast: Jeff Bridges, Meryl Streep, Brenton Thwaites, Alexander Skarsgård, Katie Holmes, Taylor Swift, Cameron Monaghan, Odeya Rush and Emma Tremblay


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Connect Savannah Review: The Giver The performances are on the undercooked side, with even old pros Bridges and Streep unable to muster much enthusiasm. by Matt Brunson 08/20/2014
Memphis Flyer The Giver The Giver proves the difficulty of adapting beloved literature into a blockbuster friendly format. by Chris McCoy 08/21/2014
Portland Mercury There's Totally an Apple Lois Lowry's The Giver gets turned into yet another moody YA love triangle. by Alison Hallett 08/13/2014
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Creative Loafing Charlotte The Giver not worth receiving Rating: ** by Matt Brunson 08/15/2014

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