The award-winning French director Jean-Pierre Jeunet’s highly anticipated film, The Young and Prodigious T.S. Spivet is arriving to theatres throughout France in a the best way possible – in IMAX.
The film is an adaptation of Reif Larsen’s exciting novel which will take audiences on a journey with the young T.S. Spivet, a 12-year-old cartographer who embarks on a solo journey from his Montana home to pick up an award at the Smithsonian Institution. Check out the trailer below:
The Story of T.S. Spivet
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. Spivet 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.
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