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WONDER (2017)

WONDER (2017)
  • Genre: Drama

  • Release date(s):

  • Run time: 110 minutes

  • Director(s): Stephen Chbosky

  • Cast: Jacob Tremblay, Julia Roberts, Daveed Diggs, Owen Wilson, Mandy Patinkin, Izabela Vidovic

  • BBFCinsight: mild bad language, violence, scenes of emotional upset

  • Synopsis: WONDER is a US drama in which a boy with facial disfigurements struggles to fit in at a mainstream school.

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WONDER is a US drama in which a boy with facial disfigurements struggles to fit in at a mainstream school.

Language

There is mild bad language.

Violence

Fights between youngsters contain undetailed kicks and punches. A boy has a minor head wound after being pushed over.

Theme

There are several scenes depicting characters in distress, including the central character crying about being bullied, falling out with a friend and the death of his dog. Members of his family provide reassurance, and the film is ultimately uplifting.

More information is available for parents on the main BBFC website and the free to download BBFC App.

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