Niamh Algar is in good company, joining the likes of Florence Pugh, Ciarán Hinds and Toby Jones on this tragic yet compelling story set 13 years after the Great Famine. Adapted from the bestselling novel by Emma Donoghue (of Room fame), The Wonder is inspired by true stories of the 19-th century ‘fasting girls’ phenomenon and tells the tale of a young girl who claims to have gone months without eating – subsisting solely on manna from heaven.

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