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A Wrinkle in Time (2003)

TV Movie  |  TV-PG  |   |  Family, Fantasy, Adventure  |  10 May 2004 (USA)
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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 ... 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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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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(at around 9 mins) At the beginning of the movie when Meg and the schoolboys get into a semi-fight, the black boy is behind Meg when they're mocking her and then appears next to her in the next shot when the fight starts without time for him to have moved. See more »

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Meg Murry: You know what? I think I liked it better when you didn't talk.
Charles Wallace Murry: Calvin likes me talking to him.
Calvin O'Keefe: You know, I'm not sure why, but I kind of do.
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(Closing dedications) For Tom, Patrick and Claire For all our brothers and sisters See more »

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I Could Just Cry Over This Horrible Adaptation
10 June 2008 | by (Southeast USA) – See all my reviews

The "Wrinkle in Time" book series is my favorite series from childhood. I have read and re-read them more times than I can count over the last 35+ years. The characters, with all their virtues and flaws, are near and dear to my heart. This adaptation contained very little of the wonderful, magical, spiritual story that I love so much. To say I was disappointed with this film would be a great understatement.

If you have never read the book(s) I imagine you will enjoy the movie. The acting is passable, the special effects are well done for a made for TV movie, and the story is interesting. However, if you love the books, avoid this movie at all costs.

I found this statement at the Wikipedia page of the novel: "In an interview with Newsweek, L'Engle said of the film, 'I expected it to be bad, and it is.'"

I, like another reviewer here, feel the need to read the book again to dispel this movie from my mind.


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