‘The Goldfinch’: Morose encounters with the unhappy, the unstable and the crudely caricatured

Source Chicago Sun-Times
Original Load Date Sept. 11, 2019, 7 a.m.
Last Updated Sept. 11, 2019, 7 a.m.
Original URL https://chicago.suntimes.com/2019/9/11/20858552/goldfinch-review-movie-film-ansel-elgort-nicole-kidman-donna-tartt

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_ “Are you happy?” _ _ “Not very.” – Exchange between two old friends deep into “The Goldfinch.” _ Talk about the understatement of the movie year. Just about everyone in “The Goldfinch” is profoundly, deeply, tragically unhappy, and with good reason(s), because they’ve all been through a LOT of ...