The Book of Henry movie review: A tale of a genius child

The Book of Henry movie review: A tale of a genius child
Written by Pallavi Parmar

The Book of Henry movie will be in theatres from June 16. It is an American drama film directed by Colin Trevorrow and written by Gregg Hurwitz. It stars Jaeden Lieberher, Naomi Watts, Jacob Tremblay, Sarah Silverman, Maddie Ziegler, Dean Norris and Lee Pace. It is produced by Sidney Kimmel, Jenette Kahn and Adam Richman and releasing under the banner of Focus Features.

The Book of Henry is a tale of a genius child, a disease-of-the-week weeper, and a drama about the abuse next door. The story of the movie revolves around the genius kid and starts off with with a tale of the child abuse next door. It morphs into a disease-of-the-week weeper at which point terribleness and awfulness started.

The plot of the movie set upon the 11-year-old brainiac child named Henry Carpenter who lives with his feisty, affectionate, video-game-player raised by his single mother, Susan (Naomi Watts) who works as a waitress and his little brother, Peter (Jacob Tremblay). Henry has fallen in love with his next-door neighbour Christina Sickleman around his age. She is the stepdaughter of the police commissioner. To save Christina from his abusive stepfather. Henry comes up with a plan to rescue her which he writes in a book He knows everything about everyone. Henry’s mother discovers the book and decides to put Henry’s scheme into motion. He is a genius of the family who handles all the finances. He is advanced in mathematics and medical science. He is a genius of Humanity in this world.

This family entertainer melodrama begins as a kid-genius family picture and suddenly turns into a terminal illness. It is plotted on a genius boy and his life with lots of twists. So don’t forget to watch “The Book of Henry” movie this weekend.

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Pallavi Parmar

Journalism is my profession, Blogging and Writing are my passion, Travelling is my love, Food is my life and Feminist by nature.