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Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close
  • 2011
  • USA
  • 129 min
  • 12A

Oskar (Horn) is a precocious youngster whose father (Hanks) died in the 9/11 attacks; he finds a mysterious key and tries to discover where it fits. Despite radiant cinematography and a striking performance from Horn, it's a contrived tearjerker that is neither as poignant nor as profound as it might like to be.

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Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close

23 Jan 20123 stars

This Tom Hanks-starring adaptation of the 9/11-themed bestseller lacks poignancy

(12A) 129mins Are the memories of the 9/11 attacks now distant enough to justify their use at the heart of a personal tale of loss and grief? Stephen Daldry’s beautifully crafted adaptation of the Jonathan Safran Foer bestseller leaves the question…

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