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Phoebe in Wonderland (2008)

 -  Drama  -  20 January 2008 (USA)
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Confounded by her clashes with the seemingly rule-obsessed world, a troubled young girl seeks enlightenment from her unconventional drama teacher.

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Miss Dodger
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Peter Lichten
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Principal Davis
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Dr. Miles / Humpty Dumpty
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Miss Reiter
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1st Teacher / White Rabbit
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2nd Teacher / King of Hearts
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Monica
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Storyline

The fantastical tale of a little girl who won't - or can't - follow the rules. Confounded by her clashes with the rule-obsessed world around her, Phoebe seeks enlightenment from her unconventional drama teacher, as her brilliant but anguished mother begins to worry for her daughter's health. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Dare to dream your life.

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Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for thematic material and brief strong language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

20 January 2008 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Csodaországban  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$18,535 (USA) (13 March 2009)

Gross:

$72,979 (USA) (27 March 2009)
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Trivia

Eight minutes into this movie (the tag playing scene), Phoebe was first spotted wearing a cream dress with grey turtleneck and hunter green greyish wool stockings, and yet all of a sudden, she wore different wardrobe and the wool stockings were changed to red when the kids were going at her. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Peter Lichten: Happy Birthday!
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Connections

References Alice in Wonderland (1951) See more »

Soundtracks

Piano Trio No. 2 in E Flat
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User Reviews

 
Excellent movie
24 June 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie at the Provincetown International Film Festival, and teared-up multiple times throughout it. Elle is an amazing little actress, who captures the spirit of Phoebe beautifully, and both Felicity Hoffman and Bill Pullman do an excellent job portraying pained and conflicted parents, trying to understand their young daughter. Daniel does an amazing job here, both as the creator of the story, and as the director, allowing the audience to see through both the eyes of the child and the eyes of the parent. He demonstrates a great deal of creative potential, and I can't wait to see what he does next.

Everyone should see this movie.


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