Dir: Menno Meyjes. US. 2007. 108minsWell acted if sweetly moralising, Martian Child tells the story of a science fiction writer who adopts an orphaned boy who claims to be from Mars. Based on the Hugo and Nebula Award-winning short story by genre luminary David Gerrold, the film is an extremely personable, smarter than average family dramedy with just a pint-sized pinch of the is-he-or-isn't-he commotion of 2001's K-Pax, which also centered around ...
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