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Alex in Wonder (2001)

R | | Comedy, Drama | 9 March 2001 (USA)
A girl in the 1970s dreams of becoming a ballerina while struggling with the divorce of her kooky parents.

Director:

Drew Ann Rosenberg
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Angela Gots ... Alex
Robert Hays ... Dan
Ellen Greene ... Clarice
Sean Flynn ... Scott
Danny Masterson ... Patrick
Alison Lohman ... Camelia
Soleil Moon Frye ... Alissa
Lisa Brenner ... Jan
Geneviève Bujold ... Natalie
Mary Kay Wulf Mary Kay Wulf ... Mira
Tom Wright ... Sebastian
Ivo Cutzarida ... Armand
Lynnda Ferguson Lynnda Ferguson ... Mrs. Jameson
John Walcutt ... Mr. Jameson
Ryan Freeman ... Jack
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Storyline

In the 70's, Alex Markov is raised by her mother Clarice Markov to be a successful ballerina, and in their home there are no mysteries or taboo related to sex, since her father, Dr. Dan Markov, openly discusses this subject with his family. When Alex reaches sixteen years old, her parents split while her boyfriend presses her to have sex blurring her dreams and making her confused. With the support of her family and friends, Alex supersedes her problems. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for sexual content, language, drug use and teen drinking | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 March 2001 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Sex and a Girl See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

Company Credits

Production Co:

Dog Films Inc. See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color
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Trivia

This was the final feature film role for David Dukes, released on March 9, 2001, exactly five months, to the day, after his death on October 9, 2000. See more »

Goofs

After the scene where Alex gets into a fight with her mother and drives away in her car, she collides with a pick up truck. The pick up truck has a white California license plate. This movie takes place in the 1970s. The white plates didn't come into use until the late 1980s. At the time, all plates were either black or blue. See more »

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Heavenly Voices
Written by David Farnon
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Ehhh.
19 April 2012 | by kjmc724See all my reviews

Angela Gots does a real nice job as do Robert Hays and the other actors, but other than that it's obvious that The director Drew Rosenberg either was: A( not alive or B) was completely out of it: or C:) Just was hoping to get laid sometime in the early 70's. One of the biggest issues I have with so called period pieces like this is that: If you cannot license the music than don't attempt to have some lame wannabe imitate it and no one and I mean NO ONE said "far out after 1971. I really wanted to like this movie but whoever was the person on charge of continuity pretty much stole money. Later episodes of Happy Days or M*A*S*H were truer to their respective eras.


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