• Wonder Wheel (2017)

Wonder Wheel

Release Date: December 1st, 2017

DVD Release Date: March 6th, 2018

PG-13 |1 hr 41 min

Plot Summary

Four peoples' lives intertwine amid the hustle and bustle of the Coney Island amusement park in the 1950s: Ginny, an emotionally volatile former actress now working as a waitress in a clam house; Humpty, Ginny's rough-hewn carousel operator husband; Mickey, a handsome young lifeguard who dreams of becoming a playwright; and Carolina, Humpty's long-estranged daughter, who is now hiding out from gangsters at her father's apartment.

Cast: Kate Winslet, Justin Timberlake, Juno Temple, Jim Belushi, Max Casella, Geneva Carr, Tony Sirico, Steven R. Schirripa

Director: Woody Allen

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Gravier Productions, Amazon Studios, Perdido Productions

Distributors: Amazon Studios

Keywords: Pursuit, 1950s, New York City, Emotional, Engaging, Mystery, Love, Escape, Family

Ratings & Reviews

  • 80
    Graham FullerScreen International

    It would be going too far to say Wonder Wheel is an instant Woody Allen classic, but it’s a reminder that he’s still a force to be reckoned with and a great director of actresses especially. show more

  • 50
    David RooneyThe Hollywood Reporter

    The warming affection that the director has bestowed on so many of his best characters is largely missing. In fact, he seems barely engaged. show more

  • 40
    Richard LawsonVanity Fair

    There is simultaneously a beautiful movie and a good play hidden somewhere in Woody Allen’s new melodrama, Wonder Wheel, a slight and clunky period piece that offers teasing glimpses of something more rich and interesting. show more

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