The Book of Henry awkwardly mashes together compelling individual elements, giving rise to a jarring and otherwise confounding viewing experience.
11-year old Henry Carpenter (Jaeden Lieberher) is a full-fledged boy genius who is capable of doing everything from managing his family’s finances to building a highly-elaborate clubhouse out in the woods, and even making lucrative investments so that he, his single mother Susan (Naomi Watts) and younger brother, Peter (Jacob Tremblay), can all live a comfortable life in their small town. However, there’s one thing that Henry seemingly can’t do and that is to help Christina (Maddie Ziegler): the girl around his age who lives next door to Henry, alone with her abusive stepfather and the local police commissioner, Glenn Sickleman ...
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