The Wonder: Release date, cast, synopsis, trailer & more

The Wonder is a period drama film that follows the story of an Irish girl who became a local attraction due to her ability to survive without food.

Release date

The Wonder will be released on 16 November on Netflix.

Cast and creators

  • Florence Pugh 
  • Tom Burke 
  • Kíla Lord Cassidy 
  • Niamh Algar
  • Elaine Cassidy
  • Toby Jones
  • Ciarán Hinds
  • Dermot Crowley
  • Brían F. O’Byrne
  • David Wilmot

Directed by Sebastián Lelio


“The Wonder is the tale of a young Irish girl, Anna O’Donnell, whose Catholic family claims she has eaten nothing since her eleventh birthday… four months ago.”

Other details

The movie is based on a 2016 novel of the same name by Emma Donoghue.

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An English nurse is hired to provide testimony about an Irish girl who hasn’t eaten anything in the past four months. The girl claims she is provided with the ability by heaven. The concerned nurse discovers the mystery behind her eating habits.

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