The Wonders

17/07/2015
  |  Book Tickets: 25/12/2014
  |  Buy to Own: 25/12/2014
  |  111 min
Rated 15 by the BBFC

Synopsis

Alice Rohrwacher writes and directs this drama set in Italy. 12-year-old Gelsomina (Maria Alexandra Lungu) works as a beekeeper on her father Wolfgang (Sam Louwyck)'s farm while taking care of her younger sisters. Wolfgang, who is under pressure to improve the conditions of his honey lab in order to comply with new farming laws, hires teenager Martin (Luis Huilca) as a farmhand. Meanwhile, a TV presenter Milly Catena (Monica Bellucci) arrives with her crew who are there to film a competition in which the prize for the most traditional family is a sum of money and a cruise. Gelsomina wishes to take part and, despite her father's protests, seeks out Milly. When the summer comes to a close the young girl's life will be changed forever...