A Monster Calls is a 2016 Hollywood dark fantasy drama movie directed by J. A. Bayona and written by Patrick Ness, based on his eponymous novel.
The movie stars Sigourney Weaver, Felicity Jones, Toby Kebbell, Lewis MacDougall and Liam Neeson.
A boy seeks the help of a tree monster to cope with his single mum's terminal illness.
The story of Conor (MacDougal), a kid whose mother (Jones) is terminally ill; one night, he is visited by a giant tree-like monster (Neeson), who claims he will come back each night to tell him three stories.