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A Ring of Endless Light (2002)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama | Family | Romance  -  23 August 2002 (USA)
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Based on the Novel by Madeline L'Engle. During the summer her grandfather is dying of leukemia and death seems all around, 15-year-old Vicky finds comfort with the pod of dolphins with ... See full summary »

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Based on the Novel by Madeline L'Engle. During the summer her grandfather is dying of leukemia and death seems all around, 15-year-old Vicky finds comfort with the pod of dolphins with which she has been doing research. Written by <SabrinasFather@aol.com>

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Several elements from the original story have been changed: in the novel, Vicky and her family knew about her grandfather's condition the entire time, she had an older brother, her younger sister was much older and prettier, there was a third boy she was interested in, the plot element about drift nets was entirely absent, and her parents were present during the whole trip at the grandfather's house. See more »

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In the opening scene, while Mischa Barton's character dreams of swimming as a mermaid, she does a somersault underwater that horribly reveals the fakeness of the tail: a flap of fabric from the waist is shown dangling, her knees scrunch up the material, and the entire waistline crinkles up. See more »

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Grandfather: You wrote something that's very comforting
Vicky: [reading] The universe is part of this one cry In this strange land where all are born to die, Each tree and leaf and star shall have, The universe as part of this one cry. That every life is noted and is cherished, And nothing loved is ever lost or perished.'
Grandfather: You, you understand.
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Written by Jennifer Herbig, Jeeve, and Janet Hay
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Pretty Good
3 August 2004 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

I am in the middle of reading the book, but the only reason I am reading it is because I saw the movie on TV one day and I thought that I should read the book because the movie was so good and interesting. Granted, I missed the first twenty minutes of the movie, but what I saw was really good...and it was a nice, light, easy movie. Mischa Barton was a great choice.

I might be biased because I LOVE DOLPHINS AND MARINE BIOLOGY, but it would have been a good movie nonetheless. Anyways, it made me more interested in dolphins.

By the way...the book is great! You should read it!


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