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Alex in Wonder (2001)

 -  Comedy | Drama  -  9 March 2001 (USA)
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A girl in the 1970s dreams of becoming a ballerina while struggling with the divorce of her kooky parents.

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In the 70's, Alex Markov is raised by her mother Clarice Markov to be a successful ballerina, and in their home there are no mysteries or taboo related to sex, since her father, Dr. Dan Markov, openly discusses this subject with his family. When Alex reaches sixteen years old, her parents split while her boyfriend presses her to have sex blurring her dreams and making her confused. With the support of her family and friends, Alex supersedes her problems. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Rated R for sexual content, language, drug use and teen drinking | See all certifications »
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This was the final feature film role for David Dukes, released on March 9, 2001, exactly five months, to the day, after his death on October 9, 2000. See more »

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After the scene where Alex gets into a fight with her mother and drives away in her car, she collides with a pick up truck. The pick up truck has a white California license plate. This movie takes place in the 1970s. The white plates didn't come into use until the late 1980s. At the time, all plates were either black or blue. See more »

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Save Yourself The Time And Later Regret
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Watched this tonight. An hour and a half I will never get back in life. This film is slow, has a weak plot, and terrible acting. The film is headed by the far too mature looking lead actress Angela Gots ,a teenager with ballerina ambitions whom I found personally unattractive and confusing. Unfortunately for the viewer Angela Gots is a terrible actress and her supporting cast does not fair much better to save this film and lift her up. I personally watched for Alison Lohman who simply did not have enough screen time. Over all I found this film messy, unbelievable, and melodramatic. I could not find interest in this film or its cast but maybe you will have better luck.


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