An adaptation of the popular young adult novel of the same name, and set, similarly to The Hunger Games and Divergent, in a bleak future world where young people are born into a system set up years before by their forebears. In this society, conformity is valued above all else. A young man is selected to receive the Shared Knowledge about how they arrived at their environment from The Giver, and old man who has all this information in his head. As the young man learns of the past, he realises that it is vital that he escapes ,,, something that has never before been achieved by anyone.
94 minutes, PG-13: Parents Strongly Cautioned Rated PG-13 for a mature thematic image and some sci-fi action/violence Drama, Sci-Fi.
Jeff Bridges, Meryl Streep, Brenton Thwaites, Alexander Skarsgård, Katie Holmes, Odeya Rush, Cameron Monaghan, Taylor Swift
Michael Mitnick, Robert B. Weide, from the book by Lois Lowry
Barry Alexander Brown
As Is Productions, Tonik Productions, Walden Media, The Weinstein Company