The Wonder Movie

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Who's Involved:

Sebastian Lelio, Toby Jones, Ciaran Hinds, Ed Guiney, Elaine Cassidy, Alice Birch, Florence Pugh, Tom Burke, David Wilmot, Tessa Ross, Andrew Lowe, Emma Donoghue, Brian F. O'Byrne, Dermot Crowley, Niamh Algar, Juliette Howell, Kíla Lord Cassidy

Runtime: N/A
Language: English

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Plot: What's the story about?

The Irish Midlands, 1862 - a young girl stops eating but remains miraculously alive and well. English nurse Lib Wright is brought to a tiny village to observe eleven-year old Anna O'Donnell. Tourists and pilgrims mass to witness the girl who is said to have survived without food for months. Is the village harbouring a saint 'surviving on manna from heaven' or are there more ominous motives at work?

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Who stars in The Wonder: Cast List

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Living, Furiosa  

The Shadow Of Violence, The Last Right  

The Program, My Boy  


Empire of Light, The Pale Blue Eye  

First Man, John Carter  

Luther: The Fallen Sun, Luther  

The International, Sergio  

'71, The Guard  

Who's making The Wonder: Crew List

A look at the The Wonder behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Sebastian Lelio last directed Gloria Bell and Disobedience. The film's writer Emma Donoghue last wrote Room and Frog Music.


Ed Guiney
Juliette Howell
Andrew Lowe
Tessa Ross

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Production: What we know about The Wonder?

Key Facts

  1. Inspired by the 19th century phenomenon of the "fasting girls" and adapted from the acclaimed novel by Emma Donoghue (Room).

Filming Timeline

  1. 2022 - April: The film was set to Completed  status.

The Wonder Release Date: When was the film released?

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The Wonder was a Netflix release in 2022 on Wednesday, November 16, 2022. There were 4 other movies released on the same date, including Poker Face, In Her Hands and The Santa Clauses (Disney+ Series).

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