Ansel Elgort’s On A Journey In The Goldfinch Trailer

The Goldfinch

by James White |
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Adapting hugely popular books can be a tough challenge as, while you have the awareness factor to help sell the movie, there are also those who loved the novel waiting to dissect changes and casting. The latest headed our way draws from Donna Tartt's bestseller The Goldfinch, and the trailer is online.

The film follows the story of Theodore "Theo" Decker, who is 13 years old when his mother is killed in a bombing at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The tragedy changes the course of his life, sending him on a stirring odyssey of grief and guilt, reinvention and redemption, and even love. Through it all, he holds on to one tangible piece of hope from that terrible day... a painting of a tiny bird chained to its perch. The Goldfinch.

With Oakes Fegley playing the younger Theo before Ansel Elgort takes over, the cast for Brooklyn director John Crowley's latest also includes Nicole Kidman, Aneurin Barnard, Finn Wolfhard, Sarah Paulson, Luke Wilson and Jeffrey Wright.

The Goldfinch

The Goldfinch will be in UK cinemas on 27 September. For a breakdown of the trailer featuring John Crowley talking us through it, head here.

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