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USA: Summit Distribution
UK: Icon Movies Distribution
Cast: Mel Gibson, Jodie Foster, Anton Yelchin, Jennifer Lawrence, Cherry Jones, Zachary Booth, Jon Stewart, Riley Thomas Stewart, Kelly Coffield Park, Michael Rivera, Jeffrey Corbett, Baylen Thomas, Sam Breslin Wright, Kris Arnold, Elizabeth Kaledin, Matt Lauer, Terry Gross, Folake Olowofoyeku, Lorna Pruce, Bill Massof
Director: Jodie Foster
USA: 91 mins
UK: 90 mins
USA Rated: PG-13 for mature thematic material, some disturbing content, sexuality and language including a drug reference
UK Certificate: 12A contains one use of strong language and mental illness theme
USA Release Date: 6 May 2011 (Limited Release)
UK Release Date: 17 June 2011
"Hello. This person is under the care of a prescription puppet. Please, treat him as you normally would, but address yourself to the beaver."
Two-time Academy Award® winner Jodie Foster directs and co-stars with two-time Academy Award® winner Mel Gibson in THE BEAVER - an emotional story about a man on a journey to re-discover his family and re-start his life.
Plagued by his own demons, Walter Black (Mel Gibson) was once a successful toy executive and family man who now suffers from depression. No matter what he tries, Walter can't seem to get himself back on track...until a beaver hand puppet enters his life.
Also starring Anton Yelchin, Academy Award® Nominee Jennifer Lawrence, Cherry Jones, THE BEAVER is written by Kyle Killen.