5 Best of Mia Wasikowska


Alice in Alice in Wonderland (2010)


American live-action/animated dark fantasy adventure film directed by Tim Burton. Loosely inspired by Lewis Carroll's fantasy novels, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass, and Walt Disney's 1951 animated film of the same name.


Alice, now 19 years old, follows a rabbit in a blue coat to a magical wonderland from her dreams where she is reunited with her friends who make her realize her true destiny.







Edith Cushing in Crimson Peak (2015)


Gothic romance film directed by Guillermo del Toro.


The story, set in Victorian era England, follows an aspiring author who travels to a remote Gothic mansion in the English hills with her new husband and his sister. There, she must decipher the mystery behind the ghostly visions that haunt her new home.






India in Stoker (2013)


On her 18th birthday, India Stoker, a girl with a strong acuteness of the senses, has her life turned upside down after her loving father Richard dies in a horrific car accident. She is left with her unstable mother Evelyn.


At Richard's funeral, Evelyn and India are introduced to Richard's charismatic brother Charlie , who has spent his life traveling the world. India, who didn't know Charlie existed, is perturbed by his presence. He announces that he is staying indefinitely to help support India and Evelyn, much to Evelyn's delight and India's chagrin.




Jane Eyre in Jane Eyre (2011)


The screenplay is written by Moira Buffini based on Charlotte Brontë's 1847 novel of the same name, a classic of the Gothic, bildungsroman, and romance genres.


Jane Eyre, a governess, manages to find her true love in Edward Rochester, the owner of an old mansion. However, Edward has a dark secret which will destroy Jane's life forever.







Emma in Madame Bovary (2014)


Based on the 1856 novel of the same name by French author Gustave Flaubert.


Emma, a young woman, packs up her belongings and prepares to leave the convent to marry the man her father has arranged: country doctor Charles Bovary. However, she becomes bored and miserable in the small, provincial town.


Emma longs for more — excitement, passion, status, and love. She shows restraint at first, when smitten law clerk Leon Dupuis skittishly professes his affections for her. However, she is intrigued by the dashing Marquis, who makes more overt advances. Their affair emboldens her as she believes it gives her glimpse of the good life.


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-K




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