Video: Film of the week - The Beaver

MEL Gibson and Jodie Foster star in comedy drama The Beaver, the best of this week’s new films

Film: The Beaver

Rating: 12A

Duration: 91 mins

Genre: Drama/Comedy/Romance

Starring: Mel Gibson, Jodie Foster, Anton Yelchin, Jennifer Lawrence, Riley Thomas Stewart, Cherry Jones.

Director: Jodie Foster

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Two-time Oscar winner Jodie Foster directs and co-stars with fellow two-time Oscar winner Mel Gibson in The Beaver, an emotional story about a man on a journey to re-discover his family and re-start his life.

Plagued by his own demons, Walter Black was once a successful toy executive and family man who now suffers from depression.

No matter what he tries, Walter cannot seem to get himself back on track - until a beaver hand puppet enters his life.

Rating: 8/10

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