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Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close (2012)

Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

Overview


Genre

Drama

Release Date

January 20, 2012

MPAA Rating

PG-13

Duration

129 min.

Studio

Warner Bros. Pictures

Official Site

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REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Nothing's perfect, but it's worth seeing.    Readers  Be the 1st!

Cast and Crew


Director

Stephen Daldry

Producer

Scott Rudin

Screenwriter

Eric Roth

Starring

Story


Based on the acclaimed novel of the same name, "Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close" tells the story of one young boy's journey from heartbreaking loss to the healing power of self-discovery, set against the backdrop of the tragicevents of September 11. Eleven-year-old Oskar Schell is an exceptional child: amateur inventor, Francophile, pacifist. And after finding a mysterious key that belonged to his father, who died in the World Trade Center on 9/11, he embarks on an exceptional journey--an urgent, secret search through the five boroughs of New York. As Oskar roams the city, he encounters a motley assortment of humanity, who are all survivors in their own ways. Ultimately, Oskar's journey ends where it began, but with the solace of that most human experience: love.

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PREMIERE PHOTO

Sandra Bullock
On The Set of New Film 'Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close'
Mar 18, 2011
Sandra Bullock
On The Set of New Film 'Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close'
Mar 18, 2011

REVIEWS BY CRITICS

“..laden with phobias, curious notions, an extravagant vocabulary, a mannered inclination toward metaphor..”
by Manohla Dargis [New York Times]
“..pulls out all the stops trying to put the audience through the emotional wringer..”
by Lou Lumenick [New York Post]
“..it knocks itself out trying to break your heart, but it's too starched and blow-dried for its own good..”
by Rex Reed [New York Observer]