Searchlight Pictures

Fantasy Adventure Family
111 min     6.5     2020     USA


A re-imagining of "Peter Pan" from the point of view of Wendy Darling, who finds herself lost on a mysterious island where aging and time have come unglued. She must fight to save her family, her freedom and the joyous spirit of youth.


SWITCH. wrote:
Perhaps the problem is that we've finally reached a point within the broader culture wherein someone playing a classic children's or literary story straight without attempting multiple layers of clever-clever deconstruction, meta-analysis and grittiness have become the more interesting and radical approach. In any event, script issues and a sense of overfamiliarity makes 'Wendy' a slog. - Jake Watt Read Jake's full article... https://www.maketheswitch.com.au/article/review-wendy-visually-striking-narratively-clunky