Christina Ricci as Penelope Wilhern
James McAvoy as Johnny / Max
?This is a modern day romantic tale about a young girl’s inspiring journey, a mysterious family secret and the power of love.
? Penelope Wilhern ,born to wealthy family, is afflicted（受折 磨的） by the Wilhern spell(诅 咒) that can only be broken when she finds love.
With all odds against her , in order for Penelope to break the family curse（诅咒）, she must find true love with “ one of her own kind.”
Penelope: And he’ll run ,too. They always run. Why can’t you accept that? For seven years I’ve been watching them run.Do you have any idea how that makes me feels? Do you?
Mother：I’m sorry ,but we just can’t quit. Penelope: Yes,we can. Because no matter how much I wanna believe there’s one man who won’t run away ,one man who…who…
Penelope breaks free from her family and ventures into the world alone .
She finds adventure and Annie, her first friend and becomes the person she was meant to be.
The warm and funny adventure leads her to realize the most important life lesson, “I like myself the way I am.”