Hull Independent Cinema presents: WONDERSTRUCK
23 May 2018, Hull Truck Theatre, Hull
Todd Haynes | 2017 | USA | 118 mins | Cert PG | English, Spanish with English language subtitles.
Advance tickets available from Hull Truck Theatre in person, over the phone (01482) 323638, or online BUY TICKETS NOW
Hull Truck Theatre is open all day, so head along early to enjoy a drink or some food from their cafe-bar.
Doors to the screening room open around ten minutes before the performance starts
7:00pm: Programme starts. Introductions, trailer reel (10-15 mins). Main feature, WONDERSTRUCK
9:10pm: Programme ends
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 children set out on quests to find what they are missing that unfold with mesmerizing symmetry.
Starring Millicent Simmonds, Julianne Moore, Michelle Willams, Cory Michael Smith, James Urbaniak, Damian Young, Patrick Murney
Awards and reviews
Nominated, Palm d’Or, Cannes Film Festival; London Film Festival, New York Film Festival, Busan International Film Festival Official Selections
“Alive with the magic of pictures and the mysteries of silence, this is an uncommonly grownup film about children, communication, connection and memory.” – David Rooney, The Hollywood Reporter
“There’s hardly a moment here that isn’t gorgeously framed, and Haynes seems to take particular pleasure in meticulously re-creating the Manhattan street scenes of two such distinctive decades.” – Laura Greenblatt, Entertainment Weekly
WONDERSTRUCK is rated pg. Visit the BBFC website for full details (may include plot spoilers).