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Dr. Peter Hamilton
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Charlotte 'Charlie' Tanzi
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Detective Ed Carlisle
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Chief Max Reed
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Mark Stratton
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Dr. Leo Sardis
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Carla Jennings
Kayla Yanke ...
Jasmine, 3 Years Old
Taryn Knowles ...
Jasmine, 4 Years Old
Jenny-Lynn Hutcheson ...
Jasmine, 8 Years Old
Kate Yacula ...
Jasmine, 12 Years Old
Doreen Insen ...
Jasmine, 80 Years Old
Seun Olagunju ...
Joel
Victor Cowie ...
Hadley
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A scientific experiment in rapid-cell growth goes awry when a lab assistant steals the developed serum and injects it into his pregnant girl friend. The result is a child that grows through adulthood and will die within days, if a cure cannot be found. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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This film marked the acting debut of Kate Yacula, who was the same age (12 years old) as the character she portrayed. See more »

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Jasmine: Did you like hockey?
Dr. Peter Hamilton: Yeah. Well, I mean, I never actually played 'cause uh, once they found out I was all smart and everything, my whole life was uh, school and... never really got to do anything else.
Jasmine: What about all those posters on your wall? Venice, Paris, London?
Dr. Peter Hamilton: I know I know. Those are places that I'm gonna visit... someday.
Jasmine: Can we see them together?
Dr. Peter Hamilton: Yeah. Yeah, I'd like that.
Jasmine: You have to mean it Peter.
Dr. Peter Hamilton: [watching Jasmine skate ahead] I do.
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Solidly enjoyable TV sci-fi
23 October 2014 | by (Edinburgh, Scotland, UK) – See all my reviews

This is an enjoyable made-for-TV sci-fi movie. It concerns that old staple of the genre - experiments going awry. In this case we have a new experimental drug that induces pregnancy to incredibly fast speeds. It is illegally used on a woman and she then violently births a baby girl. The child is left secretly in a young whiz kid scientist's lab and she then proceeds to grow at an alarming rate, living her life-cycle over the course of one day. The scientist subsequently tries to avert the aging process, while falling in love with her.

The idea of this film is very simple indeed but its simplicity is used well to tell a straightforward, yet interesting story. As is to be expected, there are immoral, greedy business people behind the use of the drug and this creates a conflict for the good characters to overcome. But much more interesting was the moral dilemma that the young scientist has to deal with, in having the utterly unnatural situation of becoming attracted to the young woman who a few hours ago he was effectively fathering. What helps is that it's all acted and scripted well. There are obviously a few aspects that stretch credibility a little – such as it is quite convenient for the film that the girl seems to go through her very attractive young woman stage for a seemingly disproportionately longer period than any other part of her life cycle! But, in all honesty, this sort of stuff doesn't matter very much at all and never gets in the way of the themes and dramatics that the film is most interested in presenting.


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