In this video courtesy of Warner Bros Pictures, Oscar-winner Sandra Bullock discusses her reaction to the Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close script and preparing to play a woman who loses her husband in the 9/11 attacks. Bullock also chats about working with big screen newcomer Thomas Horn, how they worked on their characters’ relationship, and how the film affected her as a mom.
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Based on the acclaimed novel of the same name, Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close tells the story of one young boy’s journey from heartbreaking loss to self-discovery, set against the backdrop of the tragic events of September 11. Eleven-year-old Oskar Schell is an exceptional child: amateur inventor, Francophile, pacifist. And after finding a mysterious key that belonged to his father, who died in the World Trade Center on 9/11, he embarks on an urgent, secret search through the five boroughs of New York. As Oskar roams the city, he encounters a variety of individuals, all survivors in their own way. Ultimately, Oskar’s journey ends where it began, but with the solace of that most human experience: community.
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