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Release Date: October 20th, 2017

PG|1 hr 57 min

Plot Summary
Ben and Rose are children from two different eras who secretly wish that their lives were different. Ben longs for the father he's never known, while Rose dreams of a mysterious actress whose life she chronicles in a scrapbook. When Ben discovers a puzzling clue and Rose reads an enticing headline, they both set out on epic quests to find what they're missing.

Cast: Oakes Fegley, Julianne Moore, Millicent Simmonds, Michelle Williams, Jaden Michael, Tom Noonan, James Urbaniak, Amy Hargreaves

Director: Todd Haynes

Genres: Drama, Adventure

Production Co: Roadside Attractions, Cinetic Media, Amazon Studios

Distributors: Roadside Attractions, Amazon Studios

Keywords: Mystery, New York City, Emotional, Heartwarming, Engaging, Friendship, 1970s, Pursuit, Father, Moving

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  • Alive with the magic of pictures and the mysteries of silence, this is an uncommonly grownup film about children, communication, connection and memory. show more

  • As an innovative filmmaker who naturally chimes with the perspective of the outsider looking in, Haynes takes a semi-graphic novel which comes with a strong visual identity, and makes it very much his own. show more

  • He’s not really reinventing or subverting a genre. Rather, Haynes is applying the same smarts and curiosity he always does, openly questioning why a kids’ film can’t be as absorbing and thoughtful as any other kind. show more

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