PREVIEW: Wendy (12A)

WHO’S IN IT?

Devin France (film debut), Yashua Mack (film debut), Gage Naquin (film debut), Gavin Naquin (film debut), Kevin Pugh (film debut), Ahmad Cage (film debut), Krzysztof Meyn (film debut), Romyri Ross (film debut), Lowell Landes (Beasts of the Southern Wild), Shay Walker (film debut), Tommie Milazzo (film debut), Allison Campbell (film debut)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Benh Zeitlin (Beasts of the Southern Wild), director, writer, composer; Eliza Zeitlin (film debut), writer; Becky Glupczynski (Stingray Sam), Dan Janvey (Nomadland), Paul Mezey (Maria Full of Grace) and Josh Penn (Monsters and Men), producers; Dan Romer (Beasts of No Nation), composer; Sturla Brandth Grøvlen (Another Round), cinematographer; Scott Cummings (Never Rarely Sometimes Always) and Affonso Gonçalves (Carol), editors

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

Wendy (France) is an adventurous young girl who is apprehensive about growing up. One day, she and her siblings James and Douglas (Naquin and Naquin) are lured toward a mysterious island where time and aging does not seem to exist, and where they meet its boisterous leader: a young boy named Peter (Mack). However, the children’s joy is short-lived when they discover that the island has a darker side to it…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

Oscar-nominated filmmaker Benh Zeitlin returns – almost ten years after his breakout film Beasts of the Southern Wild – with a vastly original and visually fascinating take on the classic Peter Pan story.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

FRIDAY 13TH AUGUST 2021

WHERE CAN I FIND IT?

IN CINEMAS NATIONWIDE

 

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