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Phoebe In Wonderland As the gifted and troubled Phoebe, who lands the lead role in her grade-school production of Alice in Wonderland, Elle Fanning proves as coyly...Phoebe In WonderlandDramaPT96MPG-13 As the gifted and troubled Phoebe, who lands the lead role in her grade-school production of Alice in Wonderland, Elle Fanning proves as coyly...2009-03-04Patricia ClarksonElle FanningBill PullmanPatricia Clarkson, Elle Fanning, Bill PullmanLifetime Movie Network
Phoebe In Wonderland

(Jojo Whilden)

C+

Phoebe In Wonderland

Genre: Drama; Starring: Felicity Huffman, Patricia Clarkson, Elle Fanning, Bill Pullman; Director: Daniel Barnz; Author: Daniel Barnz; Release Date Wide: 03/06/2009; Status: In Season; Runtime (in minutes): In Season; MPAA Rating: In Season; Distributor: Lifetime Movie Network

As the gifted and troubled Phoebe, who lands the lead role in her grade-school production of Alice in Wonderland, Elle Fanning proves as coyly precocious as her older sister, Dakota — that is, she’s charming and annoying at the same time. Phoebe appears to have obsessive-compulsive disorder (or something), but Phoebe in Wonderland is so intent on celebrating her as ”special” that it quirks up the trauma of her issues. As the school drama teacher who tries to unlock ”the real,” Patricia Clarkson makes high theatrical solemnity funny. C+

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Originally posted March 4 2009 — 12:00 AM EST

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