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The Wonders (2014)
"Le meraviglie" (original title)

 -  Drama  -  22 May 2014 (Italy)
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Nothing will be the same at the end of this summer for Gelsomina and her three younger sisters.

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Credited cast:
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Angelica
Maria Alexandra Lungu ...
Gelsomina
Sam Louwyck ...
Wolfgang
Sabine Timoteo ...
Cocò
Agnese Graziani ...
Marinella
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Milly Catena
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
André Hennicke
Luis Huilca
Eva Lea Pace Morrow
Maris Stella Morrow
Margarete Tiesel
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Gelsomina's family functions according to very particular rules. First of all, Gelsomina, at twelve years of age, practically runs the family. Her three younger sisters obey her and work under her watchful eye. But the outside world mustn't know anything about their lifestyle, and they should be kept away from it, well-protected in their isolated countryside home. Gelsomina's father, Wolfgang, is a foreigner and Gelsomina is the future queen of this strange and improbable kingdom he has constructed for them. A male heir would have been better, of course, but Gelsomina is strong and determined and what's more, she has a special talent for beekeeping and making honey. It's Gelsomina that retrieves the swarms from the trees, who organizes the honey extraction, and she is the one that carries the hives. Whilst all around them the countryside is being burnt up by pesticides, rural life is falling apart and becoming something different, a TV show competition arrives from the city offering a... Written by tempesta

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