Viewing and Discussion: A Monster Calls

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  •  June 9, 2017
     7:00 pm CDT - 10:00 pm CDT

Instructors:  Irv Siegel

The movie “A Monster Calls” is a visually stunning depiction of the relationship between a young boy and a very tall monster. The monster, resembling a tree, comes along at just the right time after events in the boy’s family result in his feeling lost and alone. The connection that occurs between the boy and the monster illustrates how one soul can encourage and support another when the need is the greatest. Themes of the supernatural, dreams, grief and truth emerge throughout. This film is directed by J.A. Bayona and stars Lewis MacDougall, Felicity Jones, Sigourney Weaver and Liam Neeson.

*Notable reviewers have labeled this motion picture “extraordinary,” “a masterpiece” and “breathtakingly beautiful.”

About the Instructor
Irv Siegel has been in business for over 50 years. He came to know about Jung 20 years ago and has become a strong supporter of the Jung Center. Irv is enthusiastic about sharing his passion for film and making Jungian topics available to the public. He is especially interested in the process of individuation and exploring how people find the inner strength to make conscious decisions during significant crossroads in their lives.


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