Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close

Adapted from the acclaimed bestseller by Jonathan Safran Foer, Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close is a story that unfolds from inside the young mind of Oskar Schell, an inventive eleven year-old New Yorker whose discovery of a key in his deceased father's belongings sets him off on an urgent search across the city for the lock it will open. A year after his father died in the World Trade Center on what Oskar calls "The Worst Day," he is determined to keep his vital connection to the man who playfully cajoled him into confronting his wildest fears. Now, as Oskar crosses the five New York boroughs in quest of the missing lock - encountering an eclectic assortment of people who are each survivors in their own way - he begins to uncover unseen links to the father he misses, to the mother who seems so far away from him and to the whole noisy, dangerous, discombobulating world around him.

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By reading your other reviews, I obviously didn't understand this film.

It started off OK, Tom Hanks (in his flashback scenes was wonderful, as usual) but I couldn't get interested in the boys... Read More

- Scotfan05

Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close

Daldry continues to cement himself as one of the finest the filmmakers of this generation. The movie can make you feel at times like you are an awkward eavesdropper on a family coping with... Read More

- djfunkybob

Loud, close and extremely unpredictable

I'll start by saying I enjoyed this film. No, it wasn't the masterpiece it confidently made itself out to be as it coursed its way through its tale. But after much thought, I still can't tell what... Read More

- movie_goer

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