Donna Tartt’s Pulitzer Prize-winning book The Goldfinch, uses a true story about Dutch painter Carel Fabritius, who in the mid-1650’s, died during an explosion that killed many in the town (and destroyed all but about 12 of his paintings).
What is the story behind the movie Goldfinch?
|Based on||The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt|
|Produced by||Nina Jacobson Brad Simpson|
Did Theo and Boris end up together?
Eventually, Boris married Astrid and they had a third child together, who was only six weeks old at the time of his reconnection with Theo in New York.
Was the bombing in The Goldfinch real?
The painting was never involved in a 20th-century terrorist explosion, nor pilfered from the resulted rubble, as depicted in Donna Tartt’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel “The Goldfinch,” which has been faithfully adapted to the screen by director John Crowley.
Why did Theo take the painting in The Goldfinch?
He took the painting to save it from destruction. All around him was devastation, including, he suspected even then, of his mother.
How much is The Goldfinch worth?
Davis quotes an art dealer speculating that the painting may be worth $300 million: “When considered by the square inch, ‘The Goldfinch’ might be one of the most valuable paintings in the world.”
Is Hobie black in The Goldfinch?
Hobie. Though Tartt describes Hobie as white (the novel compares him to “antique photos of Irish poets and pugilists”) as well as exceedingly tall (“six foot four or six five, at least”), the movie casts Jeffrey Wright, who is black and around 5-foot-11.