Netflix has debuted the trailer for the upcoming psychological thriller ‘The Wonder’ starring Florence Pugh.
Inspired by the 19th-century phenomenon of the ‘fasting girls’ and adapted from the acclaimed novel by Emma Donoghue (writer of Room), the film, set in the Irish Midlands, 1862 – follows a young girl who 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?
Directed by Sebastián Lelio, the film also stars Kila Lord Cassidy, Niamh Algar, Elaine Cassidy.
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The film will hit the streaming service on 16th November after an initial run in cinemas on November 2nd.