‘Wonderstruck' Evaluation

Accompanied by child actors Oakes Fegley and Jaden Michael as nicely as producers Christine Vachon and John Sloss, Todd Haynes gave a rapt audience at Deadline's The Contenders London occasion today a taste of his enchanting new Amazon film Wonderstruck , the very first by the auteur director that could conceivably be known as a kid flick. Each halves feature production designer Mark Friedberg's meticulous re-creations of bustling cityscapes—from the beautifully grimy multicultural wonderland of Ben's New York to an equally textured evocation of Rose's monochrome, pre-Depression urban utopia—and Haynes and editor Affonso Gonçalves shift...