Escape: No matter the level of fear, anger or confusion, Connor [Lewis MacDougall] is able to find comfort with his pencils, pens and brushes.
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The role of Conor is a very demanding one, physically and emotionally. Lewis was so courageous, so present, so truthful.
MacDougall is fantastic in what should be considered an Academy Award-worthy performance.
Felicity Jones is absolutely devastating.
And if you need to break things, then by God, you break them good and hard. And I'll be right there. You might not see me, but I'll be right there, breaking 'em along with you.
One of the best films of 2016.
I saw this as a powerful and important story to tell as a movie – an adventure that anyone can relate to.
Belief is half of all healing. Belief in the cure, belief in the future that awaits. Your belief is valuable, so you must be careful where you put it. And in whom.