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Room

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118 minutes – Drama
Release date: October 23, 2015 (Toronto)
DVD release date: March 1, 2016
Canadian distributor: Elevation Pictures

Room is an Ireland-Canada co-production.

Joy Newsome was kidnapped by a man known as Old Nick when he tricked her into helping him with his sick dog. She has been held captive for years and now has a five-year-old son, Jack. Joy has become, simply, “Ma.” They live in a garden shed in the backyard of Old Nick`s house, locked in what is nothing more than this Room. But after they escape, Jack makes a thrilling discovery: the outside world. As he experiences all the joy, excitement and fear that this new adventure brings he holds tight to the one thing that matters most of all, his special bond with his long and devoted Ma.

Room was named Best International Independent Film at the Moët British Independent Film Awards in December, 2015. In 2016, Brie Larson won the Best Actress Academy Award® for her role as Ma in this film.

Trailer and poster courtesy of Elevation Pictures.



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Crew:
Producer: David Cross
Ed Guiney
Executive Producer:

Jeff Arkuss
Rose Garnett
Andrew Lowe
Tessa Ross
Jesse Shapira

Supervising Producer:

Chantelle Kadyschuk

Line Producer:

Hartley Gorenstein

Director:

Lenny Abrahamson

Screenwriter:

Emma Donoghue

Cinematographer:

Danny Cohen

Editor:

Nathan Nugent

Composer:

Stephen Rennicks

Production Designer:

Ethan Tobman

Art Director:

Michelle Lannon

Costume Designer:

Lea Carlson

Cast:Roles:

Brie Larson
Jacob Tremblay
Joan Allen
Sean Bridgers
William H. Macy
Megan Park
Cas Anvar
Amanda Brugel
Joe Pingue
Tom McCamus
Wendy Crewson
Sandy McMaster
Matt Gordon
Zarrin Darnell-Martin
Jee-Yun Lee
Randall Edwards
Justin Mader
Kate Drummond
Jack Fulton
Ola Struik
Rodrigo Fernandez-Stoll
Rory O`Shea
Brad Wietersen
Chantelle Chung

Ma
Jack
Grandma
Old Nick
Grandpa
Laura
Dr. Mittal
Officer Parker
Officer Grabowski
Leo
Talk Show Host
Veteran
Doug
Attending Doctor
News Anchor
Lawyer
FBI Agent
Neighbour
Jack’s friend
Reporter #1
Reporter #2
Reporter #3
TV Crewman
Clerk