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2014 | PG-13 | Action Adventure

In a perfect world where there is no conflict, racism or sickness, every member of society has a specific role, and 16-year-old Jonas is selected to be the Receiver of Memories. As Jonas uncovers th... more

In Movie Theaters U.S.

Friday, August 15, 2014

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On DVD & Blu-ray Estimated; not official

December

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DIRECTOR

Phillip Noyce (In Talks)

Screenwriter

Vadim Perelman

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Rating MPAA

PG-13 for a mature thematic image and some sci-fi action/violence

Storylines 3 more

In a perfect world where there is no conflict, racism or sickness, every member of society has a specific role, and 16-year-old Jonas is selected to be the Receiver of Memories. As Jonas uncovers the truth behind his world's past, he discovers that many years earlier his forefathers gave up humanity in order to have a stable society.
official plot version from weinsteinco.com

Trivia & Production Notes

  • Adapted from Lois Lowry's 1994 Newbery winning book.
  • Jeff Bridges has long been attached to play the title role, who is the most important person in the Community; he bought the rights to "The Giver" two decades ago, originally envisioning it as a vehicle for his father Lloyd (Daily Variety, 11/7/12).

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