The Wonder is a 2022 period drama movie that Sebastián Lelio directed. Emma Donoghue, Lelio, and Alice Birch wrote the screenplay. It is based on Donaghue’s 2016 book of the same name. Florence Pugh, Tom Burke, Elaine Cassidy, Kla Lord Cassidy, Niamh Algar, Toby Jones, and Ciarán Hinds are among the actors who appear in the movie.
The Wonder had its world premiere on September 2, 2022, at the Telluride Film Festival and is slated for release in a few theatres on November 2, 2022, before Netflix streams it starting on November 16, 2022.
- Florence Pugh as Lib Wright
- Niamh Algar as Kitty
- Ciarán Hinds
- Tom Burke as William Byrne
- Toby Jones as Dr. McBrearty
- Elaine Cassidy as Rosaleen O’Donnell
- Kíla Lord Cassidy as Anna O’Donnell
- David Wilmot as Seán Ryan
- Brían F. O’Byrne as John Flynn
- Dermot Crowley
- Mary Murray as Woman
- Josie Walker as Sister Michael
- Niamh Finlay as Young Woman
- Caolan Byrne as Malachy O’Donnell
- Emer Casey as Woman ’50s
- John Burke as Man
- Abigail Coburn as Ryan Girl #2
- Graeme Coughlan as Daguerreotypist
What is the Release Date of The Wonder?
On September 2, 2022, The Wonder had its world premiere at the Telluride Film Festival. On September 13, 2022, it was shown at the Toronto International Film Festival. On September 21, 2022, it will make its European debut at the 70th San Sebastián International Film Festival. After a brief theatrical run on November 2, it will premiere on Netflix on November 16, 2022.
Who is the Director of The Wonder?
Sebastián Lelio Watt (born March 8, 1974) is a Chilean director, screenwriter, editor, and producer. He received critical acclaim for directing the films Gloria (2013) and A Fantastic Woman (2017), the latter of which won an Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.
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What is the Plot of The Wonder?
13 years after the Great Famine, in 1862. A religious community requests that an English Nightingale Nurse named Lib Wright (Florence Pugh) conduct a 15-day examination on one of their own in the Irish Midlands. O’Donnell, Anna 11-year-old O’Donnell (Kla Lord Cassidy) claims to have gone four months without eating and has miraculously survived on “manna from heaven.” As Anna’sAnna’s health quickly deteriorates, Lib is determined to learn the truth, testing the community’s faith while doing so.
What happens in The Wonder by Emma Donoghue?
In Emma Donoghue’s most recent masterpiece, a nurse from England who has been sent to a small Irish village to witness what seems to be a miracle—a girl who has reportedly gone months without food—finds herself quickly engaged in a battle to save the child’s life.
Is The Wonder on Netflix?
On November 16, Netflix will make The Wonder available.
Is The Wonder based on a true story?
Is The Wonder based on true events? The Wonder is an invented story, but what inspired it was the very real phenomenon of ‘the fasting girl,’ who claimed – or was said by others – to be able to live without food.