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A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood

Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood

Two-time Oscar®-winner Tom Hanks portrays Mister Rogers in A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood, a timely story of kindness triumphing over cynicism, based on the true story of a real-life friendship between Fred Rogers and journalist Tom Junod. After a jaded magazine writer (Emmy winner Matthew Rhys) is assigned a profile of Fred Rogers, he overcomes his skepticism, learning about empathy, kindness, and decency from America's most beloved neighbor.

 

Critical Notes

"It's not only Mister Rogers's kindness that hovers over Beautiful Day, but also his creative spirit. Paying tribute to his skills as a composer, performer and puppeteer, the movie affirms his status as a hero of the imagination." -A.O. Scott, New York Times

 

Film Information

Director: Marielle Heller
Cast:: Tom Hanks, Matthew Rhys, Chris Cooper 
Year: 2019
Runtime: 109 min 
Country: USA
Language: English
Distributor: Sony
Ratings: ON NR / BC NR / AB NR / SK NR / MB NR / QC NR / Maritmes NR

 

Screenings

DateCircuit CentreLocation
April 25, 2020Kindersley and District Arts Council
First Saturday of the month, 4:00pm
Kindersley, SK

* Represents an approximate date. Please consult local listings.