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A Wrinkle in Time (2003)

TV Movie  -   -  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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Gefangene der Zeit  »

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Filmed in 2001 but not broadcast until 4/25/2003 in Canada and 5/10/2004 in the U.S. See more »

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At the beginning of the scene where Meg decides that she must be the one to go back to get Charles Wallace, her hair is pulled back into a loop bun with only a few hairs loose (at 01:40:41 as she speaks with her father). In one of the shots in the same scene, it is still a loop bun, but there's a considerable amount of hair that is out (at 01:40:58 after her Emily Dickinson quote), and then in the shot right after that, it's back to being neat with only a few hairs out. See more »

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Charles Wallace Murry: I should introduce you both to Mrs. Whatsit.
Dr Dana Murray: Mrs. Who?
Charles Wallace Murry: No, that's the other one.
Dr Dana Murray: What?
Charles Wallace Murry: No, Whatsit.
Dr Dana Murray: What Whatsit?
Charles Wallace Murry: I just told you.
Meg Murry: Uh, hang on. Who is Mrs. Whatsit? Is this the person that's been talking to you in your head? Is she one of your imaginary friends?
Charles Wallace Murry: No. She's just as real as you and me. Maybe even realer.
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References Loving You (1957) See more »

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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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