Based on the Pulitzer Price Winning book by Donna Tartte, one wishes the film would contain a more solid and credible story, but what transpires onscreen is mired by two glaring flaws (two incidents that are totally inconceivable that they destroy the entire film.
John Crowley directs with the same care and over-caution as he did in his last BROOKLYN but goes off with the pacing. For a crime caper, the film moves more like his BROOKLYN romance drama.
Decker (Ansel Elgort) was only 13 when his mother died in a museum bombing, sending him on…
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