A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood
2019, 108 minutes, Digital, PG
Director: Marielle Heller
Cast: Tom Hanks, Christine Laurie, Matthew Rhys, Susan Klelechi Watson, Chris Cooper
Tom Hanks portrays Mister Rogers in A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood, a timely story of kindness triumphing over cynicism, based on the true story of a real-life friendship between Fred Rogers and journalist Tom Junod. After a jaded magazine writer (Emmy winner Matthew Rhys) is assigned a profile of Fred Rogers, he overcomes his skepticism, learning about kindness, love and forgiveness from America’s most beloved neighbor.