What's the Difference between Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close the Book and Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close the Movie?

Drama

Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

95%
Released: 2005
Author: Jonathan Safran Foer

Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

5%
Released: 2011
Director: Stephen Daldry
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Oskar Schell
Oskar Schell
Portrayed by: Thomas Horn
Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close Book vs Movie
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   Oskar's mother has a special 'friend' named Ron. He has lost wife and daughter in a car accident and spends a lot of time at the Schell apartment. Ron isn't mentioned at all.
   Oskar has a cat called Buckminster. No mentioning of a cat.
   Thomas lies to his wife and tells her that he is out of the building during a phone call, when she clearly knows he hasn't escaped. He doesn't lie but tries to assure her that he will get out safely.
   The "Renter", Oskar's grandfather followed Oskar on his trips without his knowledge to keep an eye on him. He went with him.
   Oskar tells his mother that he wished she had died instead of his father. She walks away silently. Oskar is yelling and having a fight with his mother when he tells her this.
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how about anna?!
01 Dec 2013 Anonymous
In the movie they don't talk about the grandma's life as child
21 Nov 2013 Anonymous


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