T.S. Spivet lives on a remote ranch in Montana with his parents, his sister Gracie and his brother Layton. A gifted child with a passion for science, he has invented a perpetual motion machine, for which he has been awarded the prestigious Baird Prize by the Smithsonian Institution in Washington.
He leaves a note for his family and hops a freight train to make his way across the United States and receive his prize.
But no one there suspects that the lucky winner is a ten-year-old child with a very dark secret…
The Young and Prodigious T.S. Spivet stars Helena Bonham Carter, Judy Davis, Callum Keith Rennie, and Kyle Catlett as T.S. Spivet
The Young and Prodigious T.S. Spivet is in UK cinemas on June 13