The Young and Prodigious T.S. Spivet 3D

The Young and Prodigious T.S. Spivet 3D

The Young and Prodigious T.S. Spivet 3D

Family adventure from visually frenetic French filmmaker Jean-Pierre Jeunet (Amelie), directing this English-language adaptation of Reif Larsen’s debut novel. A 12-year-old genius secretly leaves his family ranch in Montana to receive an award at the Smithsonian Institute, where they have mistaken him for an adult. Co-stars Helena Bonham Carter.

2013Rating: M, Offensive language105 minsFrance, Canada
AdventureDrama3D

The Young and Prodigious T.S. Spivet 3D / Reviews

Variety

Variety

In a satisfying confluence of source material and director, Jean-Pierre Jeunet brings his signature abundance to bear on [this] richly stuffed adventure.

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Total Film

Total Film

With more whimsy than a Wes Anderson wedding - and a clunky third act that potholes the plot - Jeunet's American comeback is beautiful, heart-warming and a bit of a mess.

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The Telegraph

The Telegraph

Like one of its animated 3D asides, the film jumps out at you, twiddles around and then folds itself away into nowhere. It’s all pop-up, no book.

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The Guardian

The Guardian

The two adjectives in the title should be replaced with "annoying" and "unendurably tiresome".

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

Despite its flaws... [this is an] amusing, poignant and visually stunning take on a child prodigy’s attempts to understand his weird family and the even weirder wider world.

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Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

For all it boasts in ingenious style, this genial American yarn lacks the delicious bile of Jenuet’s early days.

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