Trailer

'The Goldfinch' movie trailer brings the Pulitzer Prize winning novel to life

Warner Bros. Pictures and Amazon Studios have just released the first trailer for The Goldfinch, director John Crowley’s big screen take on Donna Tartt’s globally acclaimed best selling novel, which won the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction. Check it out in the player below!

Theodore “Theo” Decker was 13 years old when his mother was killed in a bombing at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The tragedy changes the course of his life, sending him on a stirring odyssey of grief and guilt, reinvention and redemption, and even love. Through it all, he holds on to one tangible piece of hope from that terrible day… a painting of a tiny bird chained to its perch: The Goldfinch.

Boasting a multigenerational cast led by Ansel Elgort (Baby Driver) as Theo Decker and Academy Award winner Nicole Kidman (The Hours, Big Little Lies) as Mrs. Barbour, The Goldfinch also stars Oakes Fegley (Pete’s Dragon) as Young Theo, Aneurin Barnard (Dunkirk) as Boris, Finn Wolfhard (Stranger Things, It) as Young Boris, with Sarah Paulson (The Post, American Crime Story) as Xandra, Luke Wilson (The Royal Tenenbaums) as Larry, and Jeffrey Wright (The Hunger Games films) as Hobie, Ashleigh Cummings (Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries) as Pippa, Willa Fitzgerald (Little Women) as Kitsey Barbour, Aimee Laurence (Chicago P.D.) as Young Pippa, Denis O’Hare (American Horror Story) as Lucius Reeve, and Boyd Gaines (2014’s Driving Miss Daisy) as Mr. Barbour.

The Goldfinch is produced by Nina Jacobson (The Hunger Games films, American Crime Story) and Brad Simpson (World War Z, American Crime Story). Mari Jo Winkler-Ioffreda, Kevin McCormick, Sue Kroll and Courtenay Valenti are the executive producers. The screenplay is by Oscar nominee Peter Straughan (Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy).

The behind-the-scenes creative team on The Goldfinch includes Oscar-winning director of photography Roger Deakins (Blade Runner 2049), Oscar-nominated production designer K.K. Barrett (Her), editor Kelley Dixon (Breaking Bad), and costume designer Kasia Walicka Maimone (Bridge of Spies). The music is by Trevor Gureckis (Bloodline).

The Goldfinch is Slated for release on September 13. You can check out the film’s poster design below:

Watch the Goldfinch movie trailer.


Silas Lesnick is the Senior Editor of Moviebill. He has been covering entertainment news out of Los Angeles for more than a decade. You can reach him via e-mail or on Twitter.