Milton's Secret Poster

Release Date: September 30th, 2016

PG|1 hr 28 min

Plot Summary
Twelve-year-old Milton Adams (William Ainscough) feels his world is in crisis. With his parents stressing about their careers and finances, and the neighborhood bully tormenting him, he is constantly anxious. When Milton's optimistic grandfather (Donald Sutherland) comes to visit, he learns the secret to finding true happiness from a man who has seen the world and who has committed to living life in the present.

Cast: Donald Sutherland, Michelle Rodriguez, Mia Kirshner, David Sutcliffe, William Ainscough, Ella Ballentine, Hays Wellford, Percy Hynes White

Director: Barnet Bain

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Berkshire Axis Media

Distributors: Momentum Pictures

Keywords: Love, Charming, Father, 2010s, Sacrifice, House, School, Emotional, Mother

Ratings & Reviews

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  • Based on the picture book co-authored by Power of Now superstar Eckhart Tolle, Milton’s Secret carries a powerful and important message, but the film feels ham-fisted, clichéd and overearnest at times, especially for adult viewers. show more

  • Movies like this grate largely because of their test tube “solutions” to real world problems as old as the species. show more

  • Sutherland brings some believable warmth to a film whose spiritual "aha" moments are generally packaged too tidily to hit home. show more

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