Director: Jeff Nichols Run Time: 90 min. Format: DCP Rating: PG13 Release Year: 2016
Starring: Sam Shepard, Adam Driver, Jaeden Lieberher, Joel Edgerton, Kirsten Dunst, Michael Shannon
In the sci-fi thriller MIDNIGHT SPECIAL, a father goes on the run to protect his young son and uncover the truth behind the boy’s special powers.
What starts as a race from religious extremists and local law enforcement quickly escalates to a nationwide manhunt involving the highest levels of the Federal Government. Ultimately his father risks everything to protect Alton and help fulfill a destiny that could change the world forever, in this genre–defying film as supernatural as it is intimately human.