|Director: Jean-Pierre Jeunet||Country: France/Canada|
|Cast: Helena Bonham Carter, Niamh Wilson, Robert Maillet||Original Title: L’extravagant voyage du jeune et prodigieux T.S. Spivet|
Jean-Pierre Jeunet’s (Amélie) new film is a visually stunning and wonderful story of a troubled young boy’s journey across America.
Ten year old child prodigy T.S. Spivet lives with his nature loving mum (Helena Bonham Carter), his cowboy dad and his fame-seeking older sister on a ranch in Montana. Unknown to his family, T.S.’s perpetual motion machine has been awarded a prestigious prize by the Smithsonian Museum in Washington. En route to collect his prize, T.S. must confront chasing guards, his new found fame and his feelings about a family accident from his past.
“Amusing, poignant and visually stunning” The Hollywood Reporter