Darien Library presents a new weekly program: Monday Night at the Movies!
This week we are showing “Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close.”
“Oscar® winners Tom Hanks and Sandra Bullock unite for the first time in this moving post-9/11 drama. Based on the bestselling novel by Jonathan Safran Foer (Everything Is Illuminated) and adapted by Academy Award®-winning screenwriter Eric Roth ("Forrest Gump", "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button"), this prestige drama follows a nine-year-old boy (newcomer Thomas Horn) who finds a mysterious key that once belonged to his father, a victim of the September 11th terrorist attacks. With childhood determination and inventiveness, the boy sets out on a quest to find what secrets the key unlocks as well as make sense of the loss of his father.”– Warner Brothers
Director: Stephen Daldry
Starring: Thomas Horn as Oskar Schell, Max von Sydow as The Renter, Sandra Bullock as Linda Schell, Tom Hanks as Thomas Schell, Viola Davis as Abby Black, and John Goodman as Stan the Doorman.
This movie is two hours and 9 minutes and is rated PG-13 (for emotional thematic material, some disturbing images, and language).