It is set in a society which is at first presented as a utopian society and gradually appears more and more dystopian. The novel follows a boy named Jonas through the thirteenth year of his life. The society has eliminated pain and strife by converting to "Sameness," a plan that has also eradicated emotional depth from their lives. Jonas is selected to inherit the position of Receiver of Memory, the person who stores all the past memories of the time before Sameness, in case they are ever needed to aid in decisions that others lack the experience to make. Jonas learns the truth about his dystopian society and struggles with its weight.

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The Giver (2014)

PG-13

Drama/Science-Fiction · 1h 37m · 8/15/2014

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Search for truth. Find freedom.

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It is set in a society which is at first presented as a utopian society and gradually appears more and more dystopian. The novel follows a boy named Jonas through the thirteenth year of his life. The society has eliminated pain and strife by converting to "Sameness," a plan that has also eradicated emotional depth from their lives. Jonas is selected to inherit the position of Receiver of Memory, the person who stores all the past memories of the time before Sameness, in case they are ever needed to aid in decisions that others lack the experience to make. Jonas learns the truth about his dystopian society and struggles with its weight.

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Status

Released

Language

English

Countries

United States, Canada, South Africa

Production Companies

As Is Productions, Tonik Productions, Walden Media, The Weinstein Company

Budget

$25,000,000

Revenue

$67,000,000
Part Of
Cast
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Jeff Bridges

The Giver
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Meryl Streep

Chief Elder
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Brenton Thwaites

Jonas
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Alexander Skarsgård

Father
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Katie Holmes

Mother
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Odeya Rush

Fiona
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Cameron Monaghan

Asher
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Vaughn Lucas

Security Officer
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Jefferson Mays

Community (voice)
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Katharina Damm

Nurturer
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Jaime Coue

Vietcong Sniper
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Taylor Swift

Rosemary
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Emma Tremblay

Lilly
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Alexander Jillings

Gabriel 12 Months
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James Jillings

Gabriel 12 Months
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Jordan Nicholas Smal

Gabriel 3 Months
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Saige Fernandes

Gabriel 6 Months
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Renate Stuurman

Dinah
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Vanessa Cooke

Elder
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John Whiteley

Elder
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Kira Wilkinson

Chief Elder's Assistant
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Meganne Young

Bride
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Thabo Rametsi

Robbie
Crew
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Marco Beltrami

Music
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Phillip Noyce

Director
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Lois Lowry

Writer
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Michael Mitnick

Writer
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Robert B. Weide

Writer
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Jeff Bridges

Producer
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Neil Koenigsberg

Producer
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Nikki Silver

Producer
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Ross Emery

Cinematograpy
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Barry Alexander Brown

Editor
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Disc Releases
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The Giver

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

11/25/2014

Disc Title Front Cover

The Giver

(Blu-ray, Keep Case (HD, Low))

11/25/2014

Disc Title Front Cover

The Giver

(Blu-ray)

11/25/2014

Disc Title Front Cover

The Giver

(DVD)

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