News of the World

News of the World

Five years after the end of the Civil War, Captain Jefferson Kyle Kidd (Hanks), a widower and veteran of three wars, now moves from town to town as a non-fiction storyteller, sharing the news of presidents and queens, glorious feuds, devastating catastrophes, and gripping adventures from the far reaches of the globe.

In the plains of Texas, he crosses paths with Johanna (Helena Zengel, System Crasher), a 10-year-old taken in by the Kiowa people six years earlier and raised as one of their own. Johanna, hostile to a world she’s never experienced, is being returned to her biological aunt and uncle against her will.

Kidd agrees to deliver the child where the law says she belongs. As they travel hundreds of miles into the unforgiving wilderness, the two will face tremendous challenges of both human and natural forces as they search for a place that either can call home.

- Synopsis provided by Internet Video Archive

Credits

Director:

  • Paul Greengrass

Writers:

  • Luke Davies
  • Paul Greengrass
  • Paulette Jiles

Producers:

  • Elizabeth Gabler
  • Gail Mutrux
  • Gary Goetzman
  • Gregory Goodman
  • Steve Shareshian
  • Tom Hanks
  • Tore Schmidt

Now Playing

The next date News of the World is playing is Tuesday, January 19 .

(News of the World is not showing in any area theaters on Monday, January 18.)

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