Running Time: 108 min.
Release Date: November 2, 2007
DVD: February 12, 2008
A recently widowed science fiction writer (John Cusack) forms an unlikely family with a close friend (Amanda Peet) and a young boy he adopts who claims to be from Mars. The new couple ignores some sage parenting advice from the widower’s sister (Joan Cusack) and gets more than they bargained for when a series of strange occurrences lead them to believe that the child’s claim may be true.
Based on the award-winning novel by David Gerrold.
Canadian Connection: Filmed in Vancouver, British Columbia. Several supporting cast members are Canadian.
Studio: Alliance Films
Producer(s): David Kirschner, Ed Elbert, Corey Sienega
Screenplay: Seth Bass, E. Bass, Jonathan Tolins, Menno Meyjes
Official Site: www.martianchild.com