The Giver (11-Aug-2014)|
Director: Phillip Noyce
Writers: Michael Mitnick; Robert B. Weide
Based on a book by: Lois Lowry
Film adaptation of the 1993 novel of the same name follows a boy's experiences with a wise old man in a world without feelings.
A futuristic, seemingly utopian society exists on Earth, outlawing human emotion save for state-enforced happiness as a means of avoiding war and suffering. A young man named Jonas is appointed his society's "Receiver of Memories"; tasked with learning about all the sad truths of the real world from a wise elder called "The Giver", Jonas finds himself shaped into an unlikely revolutionary as he endeavors to reintroduce feelings to his sad world.
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