Based on the New York Times bestseller, this movie tells the incredibly inspiring and heartwarming story of August Pullman, a boy with facial differences who enters the fifth grade, attending a mainstream elementary school for the first time.
In a city of humanoid animals, a hustling theater impresario's attempt to save his theater with a singing competition becomes grander than he anticipates even as its finalists' find that their lives will never be the same.
After Ferdinand, a bull with a big heart, is mistaken for a dangerous beast, he is captured and torn from his home. Determined to return to his family, he rallies a misfit team on the ultimate adventure.
Based on the New York Times bestseller, WONDER tells the incredibly inspiring and heartwarming story of August Pullman. Born with facial differences that, up until now, have prevented him from going to a mainstream school, Auggie becomes the most unlikely of heroes when he enters the local fifth grade. As his family, his new classmates, and the larger community all struggle to discover their compassion and acceptance, Auggie's extraordinary journey will unite them all and prove you can't blend in when you were born to stand out.Written by
For those unfamiliar with the play "Our Town", it has certain similarities to this film as it shares vignettes of various characters at various points in their lives, including both happy times and sad. In the play, Via is in the role of a character who, during the course of the story, changes from a girl to a married woman. She dies when giving birth to her second child, but later returns to the stage to revisit a wonderful day when she was twelve years old. Her goodbye speech takes place shortly before she joins the other characters in the play who had passed away over the years. Sharing certain themes with the film, the town has similarities to the characters and their relationships in this film, including the family dog. See more »
In the New Year's scene after the countdown, when you see Isabel with her laptop the time shown on it is 10:00 pm. It should be 12:00 am. See more »
When given the choice between being right or being kind, choose kind.
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Simply put, this is the perfect family film for all ages. Outstanding acting by little Canadian phenom Jacob Tremblay as well as a great supporting cast. Very well written and directed. A must see film. 9/10 from me
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