Theatrical Release Date: 30 Apr 2009
Home Ent. Release Date: 13 Sep 2009
Running Time: 92 mins
Edward (Bill Milner – Son of Rambow) isn’t your average 12 year old. Obsessed with ghosts and the afterlife, his parents (Anne-Marie Duff – Shameless - and David Morrisey – Red Riding) are concerned that life might be passing him by. But when Clarence (Academy Award-winner Michael Caine – The Dark Knight), a retired magician, comes to stay with the family, Edward’s world is disrupted and he is forced to interact with the the grumpy old man who’s taken over his bedroom. As the weeks progress, their antagonism turns to friendship and Clarence convinces Edward to engage with the world of the living and the young boy helps Clarence confront the ghosts of his past. From the producer of Little Miss Sunshine and the Harry Potter movies and the director of Channel 4’s acclaimed Boy A, Is Anybody There? is the surprising and touching story about two unexpected friends who inspire each other to live life to the fullest.