Drama, Mystery and Thriller. Rated PG-13.
Cage in Knowing.
Knowing is an
action/thriller/science fiction movie starring Nicholas Cage (Professor
Koestler) who teaches at Massachussetts Institute of Technology.
His son Caleb, played by newcomer Chandler Canterbury, goes to
William Dawes Elementary School. And for the opening celebration
of the new school, students are asked to draw something that might
happen in the future. Then they will place it in a time capsule
and open it up in 50 years.
One student, Lucinda,
(Lara Robinson) is one strange little girl who instead of drawing
a picture, writes a series of numbers on her paper. Fifty years
go by and the capsule is opened. Caleb receives the envelope with
Upon researching those
numbers, Professor Koestler stumbles upon a pattern of these cryptic
numbers predicting the future. They represent major disasters
and dates of each disaster. The professor tries to stop the next
disaster before it happens.
The Professor tries
to protect his son and fears that he is connected somehow from
the doom and gloom of the future.
This movie is action
packed and keeps you guessing til the end. Nicholas Cage does
an excellent performance of what parents will do to protect their
children. I would recommend this movie.