Wonderland
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Eileen and Bill are marooned in a loveless marriage, both hurt by the estrangement of their youngest child, Darren. They are closer -- if only in proximity -- to their three daughters: eldest sister Debbie is a hard-partying hairdresser, separated from her ne'er-do-well husband Dan and raising their son Jack; Nadia is a lonely waitress who searches for love through the personals, which is how she meets Tim; and Molly, who's in a committed relationship with Eddie, is expecting their first child. All will find the foundations of their relationships shifting in surprising, ruefully funny… More
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 63%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Wonderland is well crafted from the editing to the acting, but it often feels like a television pilot for a calculatedly hip soap opera."
‑ Liam Lacey, Globe and Mail
"We've frankly heard it all before."
‑ Jeffrey M. Anderson, Combustible Celluloid
"A consistently bewitching experience."
‑ Xan Brooks, Sight and Sound
"Convincingly conveys the loneliness and the alienation of life in a modern city."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
"Despite the often-unappealing subject matter, however, the film remains compelling."
‑ Rachel Sanders, Apollo Guide
"The film's realistic approach to storytelling and the strong performances mesh well with Winterbottom's stylistic flourishes."
‑ David Hunter, Hollywood Reporter
"These are just a bunch of junkies killing each other and the aftermath."
‑ Eric Lurio, Greenwich Village Gazette
"The acting is as good as it can be under the strictures of the script; unfortunately there's not much to be done with this property."
‑ Jean Lowerison, San Diego Metropolitan
"[Winterbottom's] direction finds the small pockets of warmth in a chilly climate."
‑ Chuck Rudolph, Matinee Magazine
"Wonderland's finest asset is its cast..."
‑ Carlo Cavagna, AboutFilm.com
"Winterbottom and his cast make the characters' individual journeys involving and rewarding."
‑ Michael Dequina, TheMovieReport.com
"The 'oh, wow' irony of the street name seems to be the prime rationale for 'Wonderland' ..."
‑ John Beifuss, Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN)
"Wonderland is a modest tale, but one that leaves a lingering sense of sweet hope in its wake."
‑ Margaret A. McGurk, Cincinnati Enquirer
"Arrestingly beautiful; you can practically get drunk on its fusion of movement, color, light and sound."
‑ Peter Henne, Film Journal International
"It's a wonderful feature debut script by Laurence Coriat, inspired by Robert Altman's Short Cuts and with a less sprawling nod to Magnolia."
‑ Elias Savada, Nitrate Online
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