What is The Goldfinch about book?

A young New Yorker grieving his mother’s death is pulled into a gritty underworld of art and wealth in this “extraordinary” and beloved Pulitzer Prize winner from the author of The Secret History that “connects with the heart as well as the mind” (Stephen King, New York Times Book Review).

Is The Goldfinch book appropriate for a 14 year old?

Other the violent scenes and scary visual images mentioned above, there are no scenes of concern in The Goldfinch for children aged 8-13 years. Other the violent scenes and scary visual images mentioned above, there are no scenes of concern in The Goldfinch for children aged over 13 years.

Why is Goldfinch rated R?

The Goldfinch is rated R by the MPAA for drug use and language. Violence: A man scrubs blood off himself; we see blood dripping. A main character attempts to kill himself by swallowing pills with large amounts of vodka.

How does The Goldfinch novel end?

Boris is a literal lifesaver in the end – In the book, the guilt-ridden adult Boris tracks Theo down in New York City and confesses that he stole “The Goldfinch” (and replaced it with a school book), then lost the painting.

Can kids read Goldfinch?

Goldfinch is inappropriate for children. It’s so stupid that it might stunt your growth, or worse you might abandon reading all together.

What is the meaning of the movie Goldfinch?

The Goldfinch stands, in Theo’s mind, for his mother, for the terrible fact of her absence: it is the poignant symbol of irrecoverable loss and hurt. All the painting’s supposed value as an immortal thing of beauty has now been simultaneously supercharged and yet diminished by the association.

What happens at the end of the movie Finch?

The ending of the movie is bittersweet, leaving the audience with a pang of sadness as Finch passed away before he could see the bridge for himself, which he had clearly always wanted, and yet hopeful that the world is rebounding from its desolate apocalyptic condition.

Is Goldfinch a horror movie?

Parents need to know that The Goldfinch is a drama-mystery based on Donna Tartt’s 2014 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel. The story focuses on Theo Decker (played at different ages by Oakes Fegley and Ansel Elgort) and a valuable painting he takes from a museum after a terrorist attack kills his mother.


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