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Rated PG · 113 minutes · 2017

August Pullman, the ten-year-old boy at the center of Stephen Chbosky's Wonder, is severely deformed: the bridge of his nose reaches to his forehead in a straight line, the corners of his eyes are pulled down in a perpetual sob, his cheeks are traced by scars, and withered ears peek out from under his long hair. One dreads to think what he might have looked like before the 27 plastic surgeries he mentions near the beginning of the film. Auggie's devoted mother, Isabel (Julia Roberts), has been homeschooling him since he was small, but the time has come for Auggie to join the world. As the story opens, he, Isabel, and Auggie's gentle, laid-back father, Nate (Owen Wilson), are anxiously preparing for the first day of class at the local public school, where Auggie will be dropped into the shark-infested waters of fifth grade. Continue reading>>

See our full review: In <i>Wonder</i>, a deformed child isn’t the only flawed character

In Wonder, a deformed child isn’t the only flawed character

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Official Site: www.lionsgate.com/movies/wonder
Director: Stephen Chbosky
Producer: David Hoberman, Todd Lieberman, Jeff Skoll, Robert Kessel, Michael Beugg, R.J. Palacio and Alexander Young
Cast: Julia Roberts, Owen Wilson, Jacob Tremblay, Mandy Patinkin, Daveed Diggs, Noah Jupe, Bryce Gheisar, Izabela Vidovic, Danielle Russell, Millie Davis, Elle McKinnon and Sonia Braga

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