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Phoebe in Wonderland (2008)

PG-13 | | 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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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

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Dare to dream your life.

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Drama

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

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20 January 2008 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Csodaországban  »

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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

Brandenburg Concerto No. 6 (3rd Movement)
Written by Johann Sebastian Bach
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Lovely Film!
11 March 2009 | by (Los Angeles) – See all my reviews

What a brilliant film. From the art direction, to the writing and directing this was almost flawless. The acting was above-par, and somehow, the best child actress to come along in decades, Dakota Fanning, has been upstaged by her little sister, Elle. I had an awful day, full of suburban bigots and homophobes and was starting to feed into it. I randomly watched this movie and found solace in a nine year old boy overcoming the same stuff I dealt with today. Maybe that sounds pathetic, but it was the quiet reminder I needed today. Thanks to the filmmakers, not only was I thoroughly entertained, you brightened my evening.


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