• The Fasting Girls Phenomenon Inspired Florence Pugh's "The Wonder"

    17 days ago - By Pop Sugar

    Content warning: This article includes descriptions of eating disorders and disordered relationships with food.
    In the new movie "The Wonder," released in theaters Nov. 2, Florence Pugh stars as an English nurse, Lib Wright, tasked with watching over a young girl named Anna who allegedly hasn't eaten in four months. Anna claims that she only receives nourishment through manna from heaven, and Lib struggles as she watches the health of her young charge deteriorate as she refuses to eat, claiming it's penance for sin.
    "The Wonder" is not a true story, but it is inspired by true events that...
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