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A Wrinkle in Time (2003)

The movie is based on a children's series by the same name. Meg and Charles Wallace are aided by Calvin and 3 interesting women, Mrs. Which, Mrs. Whatsit, and Mrs. Who in the search for ... See full summary »

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The movie is based on a children's series by the same name. Meg and Charles Wallace are aided by Calvin and 3 interesting women, Mrs. Which, Mrs. Whatsit, and Mrs. Who in the search for their father who disappeared during an experiment he was working on for the government. Their travels take them around the universe to a place unlike any other. They must learn to trust each other and to understand that everyone is different. Written by Mandy Heuer

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To rescue their father, they must save the universe.


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10 May 2004 (USA)  »

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Gefangene der Zeit  »

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Originally produced as a two-part television miniseries, but re-edited and broadcast in a three hour time slot. See more »

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When Mrs. Whatsit says (at around 18 mins), "if this insect wanted to travel across my left hand to my right hand..." the insect is actually sitting in her right hand, pointing towards her left hand. See more »

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Charles Wallace Murry: Ever wonder if people try to talk to you when you're sleeping in your head.
Dr Dana Murray: Not really. Why don't you tell me a little more about it?
Charles Wallace Murry: It's okay. It's not paranoid schizophrenia.
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(Closing dedications) For Tom, Patrick and Claire For all our brothers and sisters See more »

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References The Sound of Music (1965) See more »

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Written by Seán Cullen
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12 May 2004 | by See all my reviews

A Wrinkle in Time - where do I start? The book, in itself, is one of the most fabulous, imaginative, fantastical stories ever penned. Madeleine L'Engle is a writing genius. The book opened up whole new worlds for me, and taught me (in the forth grade) that it was all right to have imaginings beyond anything ever heard of. Now, close to graduation, I watched this, excited, but prepared to be disappointed. I rarely was. This was a fine production - the child actors quite good, I thought - no gorgeous child actors were cast, and I noticed no huge personality changes. Meg doesn't wear spectacles, and there are other similar changes. The end is a bit altered, but it didn't bother me too much. This is a good adaptaion, but not for L'Engleites. You need to be flexible - one form is a novel, one is a film. A book can be directed toward a small group of people, but a film has to be marketable to everyone. See it if you like fantasy and enjoy Madeleines books.


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