IS BASED ON…
Wonderstruck – Brian Selznick
Wonderstruck is based on a 2011 book of the same name from Brian Selznick who also wrote the screenplay for the film.
The book features two stories told 50 years apart, one story with Ben taking place in 1977 told in words and the other story with Rose taking place in 1927 told in pictures.
The film tells both stories, frequently switching between them, with Rose’s story in black and white and Ben’s story in color.
The children’s illustrated book which has a whopping 639 pages received very good reviews and the film also has received generally favorable reviews from critics ahead of it’s October 20th, 2017 release.