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Gifted | A child prodigy

Published:Wednesday | April 26, 2017 | 4:00 AM
A custody battle threatens to separate Frank Adler (Chris Evans) and his gifted niece (Mckenna Grace) in ‘Gifted’.

Frank Adler is a single man raising a child prodigy - his spirited young niece Mary - in a coastal town in Florida. Frank's plans for a normal school life for Mary are foiled when the seven-year-old's mathematical abilities come to the attention of Frank's formidable mother, Evelyn whose plans for her granddaughter threaten to separate Frank and Mary.

Gifted is an American drama directed by Marc Webb and written by Tom Flynn. It stars Chris Evans (Captain America), Mckenna Grace, Lindsay Duncan, Jenny Slate and Academy Award winner Octavia Spencer. The plot follows an intellectually gifted seven-year-old who gets caught up in a custody battle between her uncle and grandmother.