Cast: Michael Caine, Bill Milner, Anne-Marie Duff, David Morrisey
Director: John Crowley
From an original screenplay by Peter Harness this is the story of Edward, a somewhat unusual ten yearoldboy growing up in an old peoples home run by his parents. Whilst his mother struggles to keep thefamily business afloat, and his father copes with the onset of mid-life crisis, Edward is busy taperecordingthe elderly residents to try and discover what happens when they die.
Increasingly obsessedwith ghosts and the afterlife, Edward lives a rather lonely existence until he meets Clarence (Caine), thelatest recruit to the home, a retired magician with a liberating streak of anarchy.
IS THERE ANYBODYTHERE? tells the surprising, touching story of this odd couple - a boy and an old man - facing lifetogether, with Edward learning to live in the moment and Clarence coming to terms with the past.
Is there anybody there?
Release Date: 9 April 2009