A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood

Showed at Images 12/6/2019–12/19/2019

Starring: Tom Hanks, Matthew Rhys, Susan Kelechi Watson, Chris Cooper

Tom Hanks portrays Mister Rogers in A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood, a timely story of kindness triumphing over cynicism, based on the true story of a real-life friendship between Fred Rogers and journalist Tom Junod. After a jaded magazine writer (Emmy winner Matthew Rhys) is assigned a profile of Fred Rogers, he overcomes his skepticism, learning about kindness, love and forgiveness from America’s most beloved neighbor.

  • Director: Marielle Heller
  • Rating: PG
  • Runtime: 1 hour 47 minutes
  • Genre: Drama

“Here was an extraordinary human being who, by offering the gift of his time and attention, couldn't help but profoundly affect those he met. To watch this movie is to encounter him anew — not in the flesh, but in nearly every other way that matters”

– Los Angeles Times