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Science Fiction Theatre presents: Midnight Special

112 mins
2016
BBFC 12

After rescuing his son, Alton, from a fundamentalist religious sect who are convinced his supernatural abilities are the key to their salvation, Roy (Michael Shannon), Alton, and their bodyguard Lucas (Joel Edgerton) go on the run for their lives. But what starts as a desperate escape from a fearless cult soon attracts the attention of the FBI who believe the boy to be a threat to mankind’s very existence. With the trio’s fate hanging in the balance, Roy will stop at nothing to keep his son from harm and uncover the truth behind his powers, a discovery which could change the world forever…

Science Fiction Theatre is a film club dedicated to the exploration and celebration of classic science fiction.


Starring:
Michael Shannon, Joel Edgerton, Kirsten Dunst, Adam Driver, Sam Shepard
Director:
Jeff Nichols
Writer:
Jeff Nichols