The Wizard of Loneliness (1988)




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In this film, based on the novel by John Nichols, young Wendall Olet (Lukas Haas) is sent to live with his Aunt Sybil (Lea Thompson) and Uncle John (Lance Guest) when is father is called on to fight in World War II. Lonely and unhappy, Wendall harbors the delusion that he possesses amazing powers and becomes involved in some family secrets.


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The gravity and gaiety of the film makes its coming-of-age theme quite special.

Jul 10, 2003 | Full Review…

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