First Teaser Trailer for Todd Haynes' Wonderful Film 'Wonderstruck'
by Alex Billington
July 20, 2017
Meet Rose and Ben. Amazon Studios + Roadside Attractions have debuted the first teaser trailer for the new film from Todd Haynes, titled Wonderstruck, which premiered at the Cannes Film Festival earlier this summer. The film tells two different stories set 50 years apart, following two kids who venture into New York City. One of them is a deaf girl who escapes home and tries to find her mom. The other is a young deaf boy who escapes home in search of a room at the Natural History Museum. Millicent Simmonds stars as Rose, and Oakes Fegley (from Pete's Dragon) stars as Ben. The full cast includes Julianne Moore, Cory Michael Smith, James Urbaniak, Damian Young, and Lauren Ridloff. It's an inspiring film. I wrote in my Cannes review it's "as much about the magic of New York City as it is about the magic of connection".
Here's the teaser trailer (+ teaser poster) for Todd Haynes' Wonderstruck, direct from YouTube:
Based on Brian Selznick’s critically acclaimed novel - Ben and Rose are children from two different eras who secretly wish their lives were different. Ben longs for the father he has never known, while Rose dreams of a mysterious actress whose life she chronicles in a scrapbook. When Ben discovers a puzzling clue in his home and Rose reads an enticing headline in the newspaper, both set out on quests in New York City to find what they are missing that unfold with mesmerizing symmetry. Wonderstruck is directed by acclaimed American filmmaker Todd Haynes, of the films Far from Heaven, I'm Not There, and Carol previously. The screenplay is written by Brian Selznick, based on his own book of the same name. This first premiered at the Cannes Film Festival (read our review), and will also play at the New York Film Festival. Amazon + Roadside will release Wonderstruck in select theaters starting October 20th this fall. Thoughts?
So many times soundtrack in trailers is better than films. This one looks like it's in tune with the music...
shiboleth on Jul 20, 2017
This looks really interesting. I think I'm satisfied with the amount of mystery associated with the trailer. I've seen enough.
THE_RAW_ on Jul 20, 2017
I still need to see Carol. I will see this.
Quanah on Jul 20, 2017
Damn. Looks very solid.
DAVIDPD on Jul 21, 2017
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