The Goldfinch

The Goldfinch
  • 2019
  • US
  • 2h 29min
  • 15
  • Directed by: John Crowley
  • Cast: Oakes Fegley, Ansel Elgort, Nicole Kidman

When Theodore (Fegley)’s mother is killed during a childhood trip to New York’s Metropolitan Museum, he steals a priceless 17th century oil painting. This adaptation of Donna Tartt’s Pulitzer-winning novel is meticulously crafted and faithful but meandering, and for all its pleasures it never becomes the sum of its parts.

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Ansel Elgort hits back at Goldfinch critics

24 Sep 2019

Film gossip

Ansel Elgort has hit back at critics of his new movie, 'The Goldfinch'. The 25-year-old actor stars as an adult Theodore Decker in the drama movie, which follows the story of a boy whose life takes a different course when his mother is tragically killed…

The Goldfinch

23 Sep 20193 stars

Donna Tartt's celebrated novel is the basis of a faithful but frustrating adaptation from John Crowley

Bringing The Goldfinch to the screen has clearly been a labour of love for Brooklyn director John Crowley. His film is meticulously crafted and scrupulously faithful to the source material but, for all his tender care, it never manages to touch the heart.

Sarah Paulson in talks for The Goldfinch

16 Nov 2017

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Sarah Paulson is in talks to star in 'The Goldfinch'. The 'American Horror Story' actress is said to be in negotiations to join the Warner Bros. and Amazon Studios adaptation of Donna Tartt's Pulitzer-winning book of the same name alongside Ansel Elgort…

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