Plot & Details
Based on the novel by author Jonathan Safran Foer, director Stephen Daldry's post-9/11 drama follows the journey of a nine-year-old boy as he attempts to solve a family mystery. Two years after his father is killed in the September 11th terrorist attacks, the curious boy discovers a mysterious key hidden in a household vase and begins an exhaustive search for the matching lock. Tom Hanks and Sandra Bullock star.
- MPAA Rating: PG-13
- Genre(s): Drama
- Run Time: 129min.
- Theatrical Release Date: 12/25/2011
- DVD Release Date: 03/27/2012
- Distributor(s): Paramount Pictures, Warner Brothers, Warner Bros.
- Director(s): Stephen Daldry
- Starring: Tom Hanks , Thomas Horn , Sandra Bullock , Max von Sydow , Zoe Caldwell
- Themes: Fathers and Sons,Obsessive Quests,Death of a Parent
- Tone: Bittersweet,Cathartic,Compassionate,Earnest,Poignant,Tearjerking
- Keywords: September 11th,message
- Country of Origin: USA - Limited (12-25-2011),USA (01-20-2012)
- Language: English