Frank Adler (Chris Evans) is a single man raising a child prodigy - his spirited young niece Mary (Mckenna Grace) - in a coastal town in Florida. Frank's plans for a normal school life for Mary are f...
U.S. Release DateGifted release date was Wednesday, April 12, 2017. This was a Limited in theaters release.
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
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Rating MPAAPG-13 for thematic elements, language and some suggestive material
Frank Adler (Chris Evans) is a single man raising a child prodigy - his spirited young niece Mary (Mckenna Grace) - in a coastal town in Florida. Frank's plans for a normal school life for Mary are foiled when the seven-year-old’s mathematical abilities come to the attention of Frank’s formidable mother Evelyn (Lindsay Duncan) whose plans for her granddaughter threaten to separate Frank and Mary. Octavia Spencer plays Roberta, Frank and Mary’s landlady and best friend. Jenny Slate is Mary’s teacher, Bonnie, a young woman whose concern for her student develops into a connection with her uncle as well.
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Trivia & Production Notes
- The director of photography is Stuart Dryburgh (THE SECRET LIFE OF WALTER MITTY, ALICE THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS), the production designer is Laura Fox ((500) DAYS OF SUMMER, PARADISE), the costume designer is Abby O’Sullivan (FROZEN RIVER, EMPIRE STATE), the casting director is David Rubin (WILD, GRAVITY, LARS AND THE REAL GIRL) and the editor is Bill Pankow (CARLITO’S WAY, AMERICAN ULTRA). The executive producers are Molly Allen, Glen Basner and Ben Browning.