The Goldfinch

Ansel Elgort in 'The Goldfinch'. (Amazon)
Ansel Elgort in 'The Goldfinch'. (Amazon)

This film is also showing in South African cinemas but there was no screening for the media.


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.


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