• William (2019)


Release Date: April 12th, 2019

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 42 min

Plot Summary

Two doctors use ancient DNA to clone a Neanderthal named William, but his distinctive physical features and different way of thinking soon provoke fear and hostility from those who encounter him.

Cast: Maria Dizzia, Will Brittain, Waleed Zuaiter, Susan Park, Callum Seagram Airlie, Beth Grant, Paul Guilfoyle, Morgan Taylor Campbell

Director: Tim Disney

Genres: Drama

Ratings & Reviews

  • 50
    Frank ScheckThe Hollywood Reporter

    Deadly earnest in its highbrow seriousness, William would seem ripe for parody, except that "Encino Man" got there first. show more

  • 75
    Nick Rocco ScaliaFilm Threat

    This is a unique, well-acted, handsomely produced movie, overall, the kind of thoughtful and wholesome, high-concept drama that you don’t see much, anymore. show more

  • 75
    Rex ReedObserver

    The welcome surprise is that it’s quite thoughtful and sensitive, thanks to a captivating performance by Will Brittain that dispels any preconceived notions of cavemen as the hairy, misshapen, grunting brutes depicted in Hal Roach’s One Million B.C. show more

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