The Wonder is set in 1862, 13 years after the Great Famine. An English Nightingale Nurse Lib Wright (Florence Pugh) is called to the Irish Midlands by a devout community to conduct a 15-day examination over one of their own.
Anna O’Donnell (Kíla Lord Cassidy) is an 11-year-old girl who claims not to have eaten for four months, surviving miraculously on “manna from heaven.”
As Anna’s health rapidly deteriorates, Lib is determined to unearth the truth, challenging the faith of a community that would prefer to stay believing.
The Wonder is set to hit theaters on November 2, 2022. It will begin streaming on Netflix on November 16, 2022.
Netflix’s trailer release for Sebastián Lelio’s thrilling psychological drama The Wonder comes ahead of its Headline Gala premiere at London Film Festival – following its acclaimed debuts at Telluride Film Festival, Toronto International Film Festival and San Sebastian Film Festival.
The script for the film was written by Emma Donoghue, Sebastián Lelio, and Alice Birch. It’s produced by Tessa Ross, Juliette Howell, Ed Guiney, and Andrew Lowe.
The executive producers include Emma Donoghue, Len Blavatnik, and Danny Cohen.
The cast for the film includes Florence Pugh, Tom Burke, Niamh Algar, Elaine Cassidy, Kíla Lord Cassidy, Toby Jones, Ciarán Hinds, Dermot Crowley, Brían F. O’Byrne, and David Wilmot.
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