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Grand Tour: Disaster in Time (1992)

Timescape (original title)
Before they can complete renovations on their new inn, Widower (Ben Wilson) and daughter (Hillary) are visited by a woman seeking immediate lodging for her strange group of travellers. Why ... See full summary »

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Ben Wilson
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Hillary Wilson
Emilia Crow ...
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Oscar
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Quish
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Spall
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Reverend
Anna Neill ...
Sue Appleton
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Billy Appleton
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Carolyn
Jacquie McClure ...
Mrs. Beecher
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Before they can complete renovations on their new inn, Widower (Ben Wilson) and daughter (Hillary) are visited by a woman seeking immediate lodging for her strange group of travellers. Why they won't stay at the hotel in town is just the first of many mysteries surrounding the group that lead Wilson to a startling discovery affecting his family and neighbours. Written by Stewart M. Clamen <clamen@cs.cmu.edu>

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Based on the novella Vintage Season by Henry Kuttner and C.L. Moore. See more »

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Undersecretary: There is a purpose to Time, you know... keeps everything from happening all at once.
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Referenced in Serial Mom (1994) See more »

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Brilliant Plot, well made film!
2 April 2001 | by (Sydney Australia) – See all my reviews

Timescape (as it was called here in the UK) was one of the late night films here on BBC T.V. It was well worth staying up to watch this one. This is one of those films that just gets better as it goes along.

If you are a big science fiction fan, especially for those interested in time travel. Timescape talks about how anyone travelling from the future cannot come back and change the past, as this would change the future itself. The movie is a little slow in the beginning, and could have been much better technically. But it is not bad for a television series (though it was shown as a film here!). It answers many questions and also questions many of the theories that currently exist in the scientific world.

If you liked the 'twelve monkeys' or '12:01' you MUST watch this! (and vice-versa)


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