The Giver


1h 29m 2014

Brief Synopsis

Jonas lives in a seemingly idyllic world of conformity and contentment. When he begins to spend time with The Giver, an old man who is the sole keeper of the community's memories, Jonas discovers the dangerous truths of his community's secret past. Armed with the power of knowledge, Jonas realizes that he must escape from their world to protect himself and those he loves -- a challenge no one has ever completed successfully.

Film Details

Also Known As
Az emlékek ore, Darca, Darul lui Jonas, Dawca Pamieci, Devejs, El dador de recuerdos, Giver, Giver - Il Mondo di Jonas, The, Hüter der Erinnerung, Le passeur, O Doador de Memórias, Seçilmis, Siuntejas, Varuh spominov, dador de recuerdos, passeur
MPAA Rating
Genre
Drama
Adaptation
Sci-Fi
Release Date
2014
Distribution Company
ENTERTAINMENT ONE/LES FILMS S+VILLE/THE WEINSTEIN COMPANY
Location
South Africa

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 29m

Synopsis

Jonas lives in a seemingly idyllic world of conformity and contentment. When he begins to spend time with The Giver, an old man who is the sole keeper of the community's memories, Jonas discovers the dangerous truths of his community's secret past. Armed with the power of knowledge, Jonas realizes that he must escape from their world to protect himself and those he loves -- a challenge no one has ever completed successfully.

Crew

Jean Abanyekelo "moto"

Driver

Gerald Abraham

Swing Gang

Moegamat Abrahams

Welder

Ronell Adams

Transportation Coordinator

Timothy Adonis

Driver

Bjorn Ahlstedt

Compositor

Ahmad Akkaoui

Visual Effects

Joel Alba

Production Assistant

Brendon Allen

Boom Operator

Allie Ames

Camera

Chris Anderson

Visual Effects Producer

Steve Andrews

Assistant Director

Grant Appleton

Camera Operator

Janine Van Assen

Line Producer

Brent Astrope

Construction Coordinator

Tylor Astrope

Scenic Artist

Karl Atah

Assistant Director

Elecia Avila

Assistant Production Coordinator

Nathan Aylor

Boom Operator

Justin Rogers C + De Baca

Production Assistant

Daleen Badenhorst

Hair

George Bailey

Stunts

Oliver Bailey

Stunts

Justine Baker

Adr

Michael Baker

Construction

Randall Balsmeyer

Titles

Shayna Banag

Visual Effects

Zweli Banise

Stunts

Sonwabo Banzi

Stunts

Frank Bare

Stunt Coordinator

Lucille Barnard

Foreman

Orli Barnett

Assistant

George Barnhill

Carpenter

G.d Baron

Greensman

Hugh Barrett

Production Accountant

Michael Barry

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Cory Bedwell

Visual Effects

Drew Beekler

Compositor

Craig Bekker

Key Grip

Stephen Bekker

Editor

Marco Beltrami

Music

Mogamet Igshaan Benjamin

Carpenter

Kenneth Bennett

Driver

Michelle Van Besouw

Props Assistant

Jeff Betancourt

Editing

Mavric De Beyer

Visual Effects

David Bloomer

Still Photographer

Andrew Bly

Visual Effects Producer

Tucker Bodine

Adr Mixer

Paul Boshoff

Visual Effects

Patrick Botha

Engineer

Nadia Brand

Assistant Director

Scooter Braun

Executive Producer

Phil Bray

Still Photographer

Mark Breakspear

Visual Effects Supervisor

Jeff Bridges

Producer

Matt Broten

Grip

Barry Alexander Brown

Editor

Robert Bruce

Compositing Supervisor

Ron Burkle

Executive Producer

Kurtis Burr

Assistant Camera

John Cairns

Compositing Supervisor

Wilson Cameron

Visual Effects Producer

Genevieve Camilleri

Compositor

Marco Cantaluppi

Compositor

John Carbonara

Music Editor

Lloyd Catlett

Stand-In

Michael Cerff

Driver

Kam Chan

Foley Editor

Ron Chapple

Aerial Director Of Photography

David Chen

Compositor

Alex Cheparev

Modelmaker

Vincent Cheung

Visual Effects

Sergio Cheyne

Electrician

Meike Chinnery

Camera Operator

Marjorie Chodorov

Production Accountant

Gerald Chong

Visual Effects Coordinator

Darren Christian

Concept Artist

Frank Christians

Grip

Chi Chang Chu

Visual Effects

Johnson Chuang

Matchmove Artist

Alan Chuck

Visual Effects

Diana Cilliers

Costume Designer

Serena Ciralli

Set Production Assistant

Jeffrey N Civa

Assistant Camera

Belinda Clark

Carpenter

Dave Clark

Compositor

Daniel Clarke

Illustrator

Michael Clarke

Compositing Supervisor

Faghmee Coenraad

Visual Effects

Mark Colloton

Grip

Thomas Cooney

Grip

Nadja Coric

Visual Effects

Jeffery Cornell

Camera

But Corpaci

Pilot

Marko Costanzo

Foley Artist

Daniel Courtright

Key Grip

Jadrien Cousens

Matte Painter

Greg Crawford

Adr Mixer

Tony Crichton

Studio Teacher

Weston Critchfield

Assistant Camera

Peter J Currey

Location Manager

Lorna Daniels

Camera

Megan Danner

Hair

Kurtis Dawe

Modelmaker

Roberto De Angelis

Camera Operator

Carlos De La Torre

Costumes

Joe De Michelis

Visual Effects

Rick De Souza

Wardrobe

Sylvia Debnarova

2-D Artist

Christina Delerme

Camera

Christopher R. Demuri

Art Director

Ryan Denmark

Editor

Mark Desimone

Adr Mixer

Chris Devito

Animator

Jamie Dimick

Production Assistant

Matt Dinardo

Compositor

Luke Ditomasso

Visual Effects Producer

Lucy Doman

Graphic Designer

Kathleen Dombo

Production Coordinator

Alex Dubus

Visual Effects

Jay Duerr

Music Editor

Colin Ebbeson

Modelmaker

Silke Eckard

Property Buyer

Donovan Edward

Foreman

Fleur Van Eeden

Stunts

Kelsey Egan

Visual Effects Producer

Artur Elson

Compositor

Ross Emery

Dp/Cinematographer

Ross Emery

Other

Ross Emery

Director Of Photography

Christian Emond

Modelmaker

Bryan Evans

Matchmove Artist

Jesse Evans

Camera Operator

Enoch Evariste

Software Engineer

Bryn Everett

Casting Assistant

Michelle Fairbank

Props

Cody Fairbanks

Greensman

Ian Farnsworth

Visual Effects

Jose-mateus Faustino

Painter

Wray Featherstone

On-Set Dresser

Craig Ferguson

Camera Operator

Craig Ferguson

Camera Operator

Michael Fessenden

Visual Effects

Chris Fielder

Assistant Sound Editor

Jason Fife

Rigging Grip

Heiko Von Fintel

Visual Effects

Rushdi Fisher

Driver

Charlotta Forssman

Visual Effects Producer

Quimaine Fourie

Makeup Assistant

Ben Fox

On-Set Dresser

Siraj Fredericks

Set Production Assistant

Tarique Fredericks

Video Playback

Beth Friedland

Camera

Mark Friedman

Compositor

Hoosain Gamieldien

Art Department

Daniel Garlick

Construction

Joseph Garrard

Boom Operator

Brent Geisler

Assistant Director

Justin Geoffroy

Video Assist/Playback

Aleks Gezentsvey

Visual Effects Editor

Marcie Gibboney

Production Supervisor

Megan Gill

Editor

David Gilligan-cook

Visual Effects

Robert Gilman

Key Grip

Sivo Gluck

Art Assistant

Zolani Gojo

Electrician

Derik Gokstorp

Visual Effects

Desmond Gqitekaya

Electrician

Christina Graff

Visual Effects Producer

Paul Graff

Visual Effects Supervisor

Robert Graizer

Electric

Robert H Grasmere

Unit Director

Robert H Grasmere

Visual Effects Supervisor

Ann Gray

Post-Production Coordinator

George Green

Carpenter

Mornay Green

Construction

Katarina Grey

Stunts

Katarina Grey

Stunts

John Grimaldi

Compositor

Steven Grover

Cgi Artist

Ryan Groves

Camera

Jaycee Gruszecki

Assistant

Eunice Gumede

Seamstress Supervisor

Shepherd Gxashe

Driver

Matthew Hall

Special Effects

Joey Handy

Camera

Sara Hansen

Modelmaker

Cody J Harbaugh

Assistant Director

Doug Hardy

Special Effects Technician

Andrew Hare

Assistant Location Manager

Zane Harker

Visual Effects

Ben Harris

Compositor

Peter Hart

Matchmove Artist

Sara Hartinger

On-Set Dresser

Geoff Harvey

Visual Effects

Petr Hastík

2-D Artist

Jeremy Hattingh

Consultant

Reitte Hayward

Makeup Assistant

Erefaan Haywood

Construction

Film Details

Also Known As
Az emlékek ore, Darca, Darul lui Jonas, Dawca Pamieci, Devejs, El dador de recuerdos, Giver, Giver - Il Mondo di Jonas, The, Hüter der Erinnerung, Le passeur, O Doador de Memórias, Seçilmis, Siuntejas, Varuh spominov, dador de recuerdos, passeur
MPAA Rating
Genre
Drama
Adaptation
Sci-Fi
Release Date
2014
Distribution Company
ENTERTAINMENT ONE/LES FILMS S+VILLE/THE WEINSTEIN COMPANY
Location
South Africa

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 29m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Wide Release in United States August 15, 2014

Released in United States on Video November 25, 2014

Based on the novel "The Giver" written by Lois Lowry and originally published by Bantam Books in 1993.

Vadim Perelman was previously attached to direct.

Joe Johnston was previously attached to direct.

Wide Release in United States August 15, 2014

Released in United States on Video November 25, 2014