Footcandle Film Society will be screening “Wonderstruck”, the latest film from director Todd Haynes (“Far From Heaven”, “Carol”), on January 10th & 11th at 7pm at the Carolina Theater in downtown Hickory.  The screenings are free for members, guests (provided seating is available at 6:50) can purchase tickets at the door for $5.

About the film:

Based on the novel “Wonderstruck” by Brian Selznick, Ben and Rose are children from two different eras who secretly wish their lives were different.  Ben longs for the father he has never known, while Rose dreams of a mysterious actress whose life she chronicles in a scrapbook.  When Ben discovers a puzzling clue in his home and Rose reads an enticing headline in a newspaper, both children set out on quests to find what they are missing that unfold with mesmerizing symmetry.