Tom Hanks Archives
Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close

Character: Thomas Schell
Directed by: Stephen Daldry
Written by: Eric Roth, Jonathan Safran Foer
Produced by: Scott Rudin, Celia Costas, Mark Roybal, Nora Skinner
Other cast: Sandra Bullock, Thomas Horn, Viola Davis, John Goodman
Release date: December 25, 2011
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery
Running time: 2h 9min

A nine-year-old amateur inventor, Francophile, and pacifist searches New York City for the lock that matches a mysterious key left behind by his father, who died in the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001.


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♦ Tom Hanks is named in Foer’s book about the movie “Sleepless in Seattle” (1993)

Character’s Quotes

• If things were easy to find, they wouldn’t be worth finding.
• Well, as with anything, if you want to believe you can find reasons to.