Midnight Special 2016 HD movie
Midnight Special is a 2016 American science fiction-drama film The film stars Michael Shannon, Joel Edgerton, Kirsten Dunst and Adam Driver. The film is Nichols’ fourth full-length film and his first studio production.It was selected to compete for the Golden Bear at the 66th Berlin International Film Festival.The film revolves around Roy and his biological son, Alton Meyer, escaping federal and local officers, after discovering that Alton has special powers, and is not normal.The film received a limited release on March 18, 2016 by Warner Bros. Pictures. It has garnered positive reviews.
Roy (Michael Shannon) has fled a religious cult in rural Texas with his eight-year-old son Alton (Jaeden Lieberher), who possesses otherworldly powers. An Amber Alert is issued for the child, leading Roy and his accomplice and childhood friend, Lucas (Joel Edgerton), a state trooper, to help bring the boy to an undisclosed location on a specific date, during which a celestial and possibly world-changing event may occur.While driving through the back country late at night, the three are involved in a car accident, and seek shelter with Elden, a former member of the religious cult. Meanwhile, the FBI investigates the cult in their search for Alton; Paul Sevier (Adam Driver) leads interviews with members who proclaim Alton’s supernatural abilities, explaining that the boy had to live on a nocturnal sleeping schedule, and was unable to face daylight. He explains that the church’s sermons and their dates, based on prophecies made by Alton, are encoded with secret government information communicated by satellite.The movie tells the rest of story.
Written and Directed by:Jeff Nichols
Produced by: Sarah Green and Brian Kavanaugh-Jones
Cast:Michael Shannon as Roy,Jaeden Lieberher as Alton