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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 12A
Cast
Tom Hanks
Thomas Horn
Sandra Bullock
Zoe Caldwell
Max Von Sydow
John Goodman
Viola Davis
Jeffrey Wright
Directors
Stephen Daldry
Screenwriters
Eric Roth
Running Time
129 minutes

Extremely Loud And Incredibly Close
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Extremely Loud And Incredibly Close

Plot
Post 9/11 and following the death of his father (Hanks) in the Twin Towers, a grieving boy (Horn) finds a mysterious key among his father’s things and undertakes an odyssey around New York’s five boroughs in search of what it will unlock, meeting a cross-section of New Yorkers with their own sorrows.


Verdict
It’s just too tempting to dismiss it as extremely long and incredibly disappointing. It’s challenging, divisive and has moments of beauty but leaves you cold.


Reviewed by Angie Errigo

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