The Young and Prodigious T.S. Spivet

Release Date: 13th June 2014
Director: Jean-Pierre Jeunet
Writer: Guillaume Laurant
Producer: Frédéric Brillion, Jean-Pierre Jeunet and Gilles Legrand
Executive Producer: Francis Boespflug and Tyler Thompson

Runtime: 1hr 45mins
Language: English


T.S. Spivet lives on a ranch in Montana with his mother, who is obsessed with beetle morphology, his cowboy father, who was born 100 years too late, and his 14 year old sister, who dreams of being Miss America. T.S. is a 12 year old child prodigy with a passion for cartography and scientific inventions. One day he receives an unexpected call from the Smithsonian announcing he has won the Baird award for the discovery of the perpetual motion machine, and is invited to make a speech. Unbeknownst to all, he decides to head for Washington D.C. crossing the United States on a freight train… but no one at the Smithsonian has any idea that he is only a child…


Kyle Catlett…as T.S. Spivet
Callum Keith Rennie…as Father
Helena Bonham Carter…as Dr. Clair
Judy Davis…as G.H. Jibsen
Jakob Davies…as Layton
Niamh Wilson…as Gracie
Julian Richings…as Ricky
Dawn Ford…as Marge

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