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The Treasure Seekers (1996)

Widower Richard Bastable (Nicholas Farrell, Chariots of Fire) faces financial ruin if he cannot complete his new invention, a refrigeration machine.

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Camilla Power ...
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Kristopher Milnes ...
Ben Simpson ...
William Forde ...
Patsy Byrne ...
Eliza
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Bastable
Tom Georgeson ...
Bates
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Haig
Alexander Harding ...
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Henry Carlisle
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Mary Leslie
Roger Sloman ...
Wiggins
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Lord Blackstock
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Jellicoe
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Widower Richard Bastable (Nicholas Farrell, Chariots of Fire) faces financial ruin if he cannot complete his new invention, a refrigeration machine.

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3 May 1998 (Germany)  »

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Fünf gegen den Rest der Welt  »

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In 2014 two of the young actresses in this film, Felicity Jones and Keira Knightley, were nominated for Academy Awards in different movies. See more »

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Adaptation of Edith Nesbit's novel
6 November 1998 | by (Jackson, TN) – See all my reviews

Charming adaptation of the Edith Nesbit novel about 5 motherless children in England during the turn of the century trying to help their financially strapped father-inventor who is on the verge of a breakthrough in refrigeration. Initially it appears that everything they try turns into a catastrophe but all their good intentions ultimately pay off and dovetail together. This is one of those rare family friendly films my husband and I can enjoy with the children without fear of bad language, violence, sexual innuendo or political correctness. I would recommend this film very highly. It is purchasable through Questar on 2 video tapes.


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