The Oscar nominated movie released in 2011 that received a “fresh” rating of less than 50% on “Rotten Tomatoes”, was based on a book by what author?

The Oscar nominated movie released in 2011 that received a “fresh” rating of less than 50% on “Rotten Tomatoes”, was based on a book by what author?

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Jonathan Safran Foer

Jonathan Safran Foer (born February 21, 1977) is an American novelist. He is best known for his novels Everything Is Illuminated (2002), Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close (2005), and for his non-fiction work Eating Animals (2009).







He teaches creative writing at New York University

Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close is a 2011 American drama film adaptation of the novel of the same name by Jonathan Safran Foer, directed by Stephen Daldry and written by Eric Roth.

It stars Thomas Horn, Tom Hanks, Sandra Bullock, Max von Sydow, Viola Davis, John Goodman, Jeffrey Wright, and Zoe Caldwell. Production took place in New York City.

The film had a limited release in the United States on December 25, 2011 by Warner Bros. Pictures, and a wide release on January 20, 2012. Despite mixed reviews, the film was nominated for two Academy Awards, Best Picture and Best Supporting Actor for von Sydow.

The film earned $55.2 million[2] on a $40 million budget. The film was released in Blu-ray,[3] DVD, and digital download formats in Region 1 on March 27, 2012

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