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Jean Boht ... Mrs. Leaver

Doug Bradley ... Mr. Winthrop

Jennifer Calvert ... Jim's Sister

Sean Connolly ... Arthur T. Bowen
Sara Dee ... Sadie Broad

Nick Frost ... Wally
Ann Gosling ... Mrs. Totteridge
Chris Jury ... Mr. Totteridge

Robert Llewellyn ... The Stranger
Luciano Romano ... Jim
Greg Rose

David Schaal

Directed by
Bob Keen 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Tony Clarke 

Produced by
Kevin Nelson .... producer
Original Music by
Martin Pavey 
Cinematography by
Karl Watkins 
Film Editing by
Nigel Bate 
Production Design by
Mike Porter 
Production Management
Joan Humphreys .... production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Ben Hughes .... first assistant director
Sound Department
Dave Fallon .... dubbing mixer
Visual Effects by
Adrian Banton .... visual effects supervisor: Image Animation
Michael Scott-Law .... stunt performer
Camera and Electrical Department
Tony Haughey .... grip
Other crew
Sherief M. Hassan .... production assistant

Additional Details

Australia:G | UK:PG (TV rating)

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The Stranger:[on the video after Jim is injured by a swing in the park. The Stranger is a park-keeper] That's not very good is it, only getting a lollipop. What if you lose your head, will you get a packet of wine gums?See more »
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Unusual kid's adventure/fantasy, 12 May 2002
Author: Gefoojet from USA

Low budget but appealing kids' fantasy adventure. A mysterious stranger presents a boy with a VCR that can "play" the past...and the future. How it affects the boy and his struggling middle-class family is the central story. An amusing running gag is a series of exterior shots of the family's house with various strange objects and/or people moving past (a UFO, a tumbleweed, runaway car, etc.) For us, part of the appeal of this movie was that it was filmed in an area of England where we later resided for a short time.

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