Synopsis by Garrett Spake
This coming-of-age drama follows the parallel stories of two deaf children in different eras who travel to New York City in search of their idols. In 1927, Rose (Millicent Simmonds) sets out to meet her favorite actress (Julianne Moore), while in 1977, Ben (Oakes Fegley) looks for his absent father. Michelle Williams and Jaden Michael co-star. Directed by Todd Haynes. Brian Selznick adapted the script from his novel of the same name.
abandonment, deafness, missing-person, race-against-time, soul-searching