The Giver

(2014)

The haunting story of THE GIVER centers on Jonas (Brenton Thwaites), a young man who lives in a seemingly ideal, if colorless, world of conformity and contentment. Yet as he begins to spend time with The Giver (Jeff Bridges), who is the sole keeper of all the community’s memories, Jonas quickly begins to discover the dark and deadly truths of his community’s secret past. With this newfound power of knowledge, he realizes that the stakes are higher than imagined – a matter of life and death for himself and those he loves most. At extreme odds, Jonas knows that he must escape their world to protect them all – a challenge that no one has ever succeeded at before. THE GIVER is based on Lois Lowry’s beloved young adult novel of the same name, which was the winner the 1994 Newbery Medal and has sold over 10 million copies worldwide.

Taylor Swift Leaves a Lasting Memory in ‘The Giver’ Clip

Taylor Swift Leaves a Lasting Memory in ‘The Giver’ Clip

Jonas (Brenton Thwaites) gets introduced to the "receiver" before him, Rosemary (Taylor Swift) in a new scene from The Weinstein Company's adaptation The Giver, in theaters August 15. The award winning novel of the same name by Lois Lowry comes to life in this adaptation, set in a world of conformity, where young Jonas meets a man known as The Giver, the keeper of his entire community's memories.

Watch as Rosemary comes to life through the memories of The Giver (Jeff Bridges) in this scene from director Phillip Noyce's adaptation, in theaters August 15.

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‘The Giver’ Tori Kelly Music Video and First Experiences Featurette

‘The Giver’ Tori Kelly Music Video and First Experiences Featurette

The Weinstein Company has released yet another music video from The Giver for the new song "Silent" by Tori Kelly, following the One Republic video released earlier this month. In addition, the studio has partnered up with SB Projects for an initiative known as "First Experiences," a series which chronicles the recipient's first experience on video. The first featurette showcases young Torren, who attends her first concert after being confined to a hospital bed for the past 12 years of her life, due to a respiratory illness.

Take a look at the Tori Kelly music video and featurette, then read on for more information on the First Experiences initiative, then check out the exclusive Comic-Con comic book created for The Giver.

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‘The Giver’ OneRepublic Music Video: Ordinary Human

‘The Giver’ OneRepublic Music Video: Ordinary Human

The Weinstein Company has offered fans of Lois Lowry's novel The Giver a new look at footage from this adaptation with a music video for OneRepublic's original song "Ordinary Human," which was created specifically for the movie.

Brenton Thwaites stars as Jonas, whose ideal world of conformity is altered forever when he is tasked with meeting The Giver (Jeff Bridges), the one man responsible for the collective memories of his entire community. Meryl Streep, Alexander Skarsgård, Katie Holmes round out an all-star cast in this young adult adaptation, arriving in theaters nationwide August 15.

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Jeff Bridges Goes Searching for Truth in Final ‘The Giver’ Poster

Jeff Bridges Goes Searching for Truth in Final ‘The Giver’ Poster

When you go searching for truth, you will find freedom. Jeff Bridges is The Giver of all knowledge and past memories in the final one-sheet for this adaptation of Lois Lowry's beloved YA novel. Check out co-stars Brenton Thwaites and Odeya Rush as they hurry to uncover the secrets behind a colorless world of conformity as a disapproving Meryl Streep watches on. In theaters later this summer.

The haunting story of The Giver centers on Jonas, a young man who lives in a seemingly ideal, if colorless, world of conformity and contentment. Yet as he begins to spend time with The Giver, who is the sole keeper of all the community's memories, Jonas quickly begins to discover the dark and deadly truths of his community's secret past. With this newfound power of knowledge, he realizes that the stakes are higher than imagined - a matter of life and death for himself and those he loves most. At extreme odds, Jonas knows that he must escape their world to protect them all - a challenge that no one has ever succeeded at before. The Giver is based on Lois Lowry's beloved young adult novel of the same name, which was the winner the 1994 Newbery Medal and has sold over 10 million copies worldwide.

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‘The Giver’ Read Campaign Poster Featuring Taylor Swift

‘The Giver’ Read Campaign Poster Featuring Taylor Swift

To promote her acting debut in the sci-fi thriller The Giver, Taylor Swift is participating in the national Read Campaign project with a new poster. The pop singer's first movie is an adaptation of Lois Lowry's popular YA novel series, which follows a young man who is given the gift of knowledge after his community has been stripped of all past memories. Swift plays Rosemary in this classic tale, which was the recipient of the 1994 Newbery Medal. Check her out as she helps support the American Library Association while selling her movie to eager young fans at the same time.

The Giver was released August 15th, 2014.

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Second ‘The Giver’ Trailer Starring Jeff Bridges and Meryl Streep

Second ‘The Giver’ Trailer Starring Jeff Bridges and Meryl Streep

The second trailer for The Giver has arrived. From acclaimed director Phillip Noyce, this adaptation of the popular Lois Lowry novel series follows a young man who is bestowed with the gift of memories in a community oppressed by a secret past. Watch as the stunted black and white world of Jonas begins to fill with color as he forgoes a series of injections used to sedate a once disorderly community. Is harmony the answer to the universe? Or does humanity need chaos to surivive? At the edge of their world lies this powerful secret, where problems are solved with fading memories of the past.

The haunting story of The Giver centers on Jonas (Brenton Thwaites), a young man who lives in a seemingly ideal, if colorless, world of conformity and contentment. Yet as he begins to spend time with The Giver (Jeff Bridges), who is the sole keeper of all the community's memories, Jonas quickly begins to discover the dark and deadly truths of his community's secret past. With this newfound power of knowledge, he realizes that the stakes are higher than imagined - a matter of life and death for himself and those he loves most. At extreme odds, Jonas knows that he must escape their world to protect them all - a challenge that no one has ever succeeded at before. The Giver is based on Lois Lowry's beloved young adult novel of the same name, which was the winner the 1994 Newbery Medal and has sold over 10 million copies worldwide.

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Taylor Swift and Alexander Skarsgard Featured in 8 ‘The Giver’ Character Posters

Taylor Swift and Alexander Skarsgard Featured in 8 ‘The Giver’ Character Posters

Lois Lowry's beloved novel ‘The Giver’ comes to life in a series of character portraits centering on a cast that includes Jeff Bridges and Katie Holmes.
3 ‘The Giver’ Photos Featuring Katie Holmes and Taylor Swift

3 ‘The Giver’ Photos Featuring Katie Holmes and Taylor Swift

Jeff Bridges, Taylor Swift, Odeya Rush and Alexander Skarsgard also star in this adapation of Lois Lowry's popular YA novel.