About

A year after his father's death, Oskar, a troubled young boy, discovers a mysterious key he believes was left for him by his father and embarks on a scavenger hunt to find the matching lock.

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Directed by

Stephen Daldry

Written by

Eric Roth (Screenplay)
Jonathan Safran Foer (Novel)

Runtime

129 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

This is not a story about September 11th, it's a story about every day after.

Cast

Keywords

based on novel or book new york city grieving 9/11 young boy asperger's syndrome death of father autism key scavenger hunt post 9/11 tambourine lock child protagonist

Photos

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role Max von Sydow

Oscar nomination for Best Motion Picture of the Year Scott Rudin