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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. | Full synopsis »
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Adaptation of Edith Nesbit's novel See more (3 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)
Camilla Power ... Dora

Felicity Jones ... Alice
Kristopher Milnes ... Oswald
Ben Simpson ... Noel
William Forde ... H.O.
Patsy Byrne ... Eliza

Nicholas Farrell ... Bastable
Tom Georgeson ... Bates

Ian Richardson ... Haig
Alexander Harding ... Albert-Next-Door

James Wilby ... Henry Carlisle

Gina McKee ... Mary Leslie
Roger Sloman ... Wiggins

Nigel Davenport ... Lord Blackstock

Peter Capaldi ... Jellicoe

John Sessions ... Redman
Tom Bowles ... Young Wincott

Donald Sinden ... Old Wincott

Keira Knightley ... The Princess
Janet Henfrey ... Governess
Dermot Keaney ... Burglar
Peter Jeffrey ... Wentworth
Ann Firbank ... Emily
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Gavin MacFadyen ... Narrator
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Directed by
Juliet May 
 
Writing credits
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Olivia Hetreed 
E. Nesbit  novel

Produced by
Michael Forte .... executive producer
Margaret Glover .... associate producer
Alan Horrox .... producer
Yvonne Sellins .... line producer
 
Original Music by
Tony Flynn 
 
Cinematography by
David Higgs 
 
Film Editing by
Michael Pike 
 
Production Design by
Ian Russell 
 
Costume Design by
Pam Downe 
 
Makeup Department
Clare Le Vesconte .... hair stylist
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Jethro Ensor .... third assistant director
Cliff Pinnock .... first assistant director
Sacha Whitmarsh .... second assistant director
 
Art Department
Lisa McDiarmid .... stand-by art director
Jonathan Pilcher .... art department assistant
Lee Turnham .... props
 
Sound Department
Chris Ashworth .... sound mixer
Chris Pickhaver .... boom operator
 
Stunts
Joss Gower .... stunt double
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Stewart Hadley .... gaffer
Nathan Mann .... camera operator
Jim Monks .... grip
 
Other crew
Garance Rawinsky .... location manager
Diana Sprott .... script supervisor
 

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UK:97 min (DVD)
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Netherlands:AL (2009) (DVD)

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14 out of 18 people found the following review useful.
Adaptation of Edith Nesbit's novel, 6 November 1998
Author: Kathy-11 from Jackson, TN

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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