The Invisible boy

United States, 1982

Film
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Charlie visits his unconventional mountain-dwelling aunt and can’t wait to get home. To keep him with her the aunt tells Charlie she can make him invisible and by pretending not to see him, her spell has seemingly worked. However when Charlie still wants to go home, the aunt creates another kind of invisible boy. Based on the short story by Ray Bradbury. Starring Christian Slater and Kate Reid. Suitable for upper primary and lower and middle secondary levels.

Credits

producer

Elaine Sperber

production company

Highgate Pictures

Duration

00:22:37:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1982

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

33453

Language

English

Subject categories

Adaptations

Childrens Films

Childrens Films → Children's films - United States

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Social isolation

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Aging

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Children - Family relationships

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Social isolation

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Aging

Literature → American literature - Film and video adaptations

Literature → Bradbury, Ray, 1920-

Literature → Children's literature - Film and video adaptations

Literature → Literature

People → Bradbury, Ray, 1920-

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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