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PG-13| 1 hr. 36 min.

Plot Summary
Young Phoebe (Elle Fanning) has Tourette's syndrome, and she's not very good at following rules. Her mother (Felicity Huffman) and father (Bill Pullman) struggle to help and understand her, even while Phoebe's little sister feels neglected by her parents. Things take a turn when Phoebe lands a role in her school's theatrical version of "Alice in Wonderland." Unconventional drama teacher Miss Dodger (Patricia Clarkson) helps the girl feel more normal, but Phoebe still struggles offstage.

Cast: Felicity Huffman , Patricia Clarkson , Elle Fanning , Bill Pullman , Campbell Scott , Bailee Madison , Ian Colletti , Madhur Jaffrey

Director: Daniel Barnz

Genres: Drama

Distributor: ThinkFilm

Phoebe in Wonderland (2008)

Release Date: March 6th, 2009|1 hr. 36 min.

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critic reviews ( 3 )
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  • Let Clarkson and Fanning take you to the rabbit hole of seductive enchantment that defines this movie. And don't ask what to do -- jump. show more

  • It's a delicate, intelligent movie about modern parenthood and the pressures that children face, and it features a cast of talented actors who were clearly committed to the movie's message. show more

  • Elle Fanning is wondrous in Phoebe in Wonderland. But the movie is an uneven, unfocused amalgamation of ideas and moods that is at times deeply moving nonetheless. show more

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