Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close (2011)

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Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close (2011)
  • Time: 129 min
  • Genre: Adventure | Drama | Mystery
  • Director: Stephen Daldry
  • Cast: Tom Hanks, Sandra Bullock, Thomas Horn

Storyline:

A troubled young boy, Oskar, is trying to cope with the loss of his father. Oskar starts lashing out at his mother and the world. Until a year later, he discovers a mysterious key in his father’s belongings and embarks on a scavenger hunt to find the matching lock, just as he used to when his father was alive. On this journey he is bound to meet a lot of people and learn a lot about himself and his family, but will he ever find the lock?

2 reviews

  • Sandra Bullock, Tom Hanks and an interesting script. But I think they could have done more with all this. Some parts are really boring, and there is not a lot to happen. They missed a chance to make a very good movie. Positive is the performance of Thomas Horn, but that was not enough to bring it to another level…

  • Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close focuses on a nine-year old named Oskar (Thomas Horn), who searches for a lock to a key he found after his father’s death in the 9/11 attacks. It’s a simple story with a lot of heart, obviously any film that involved 9/11 is going to be a massive tearjerker and this is just that.

    It’s a slow burner as the first half tries to find its feet, the child, while he has his issues of course can come across really irritating and can take away from the film, however
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