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 ...
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Tia and her brother Tony have supernatural powers, can communicate and move things with the power of their mind alone. They arrive on Earth for a visit in Los Angeles. When Tony uses his ... See full summary »
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
Originally produced as a two-part television miniseries, but re-edited and broadcast in a three hour time slot. See more »
(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 »
As adaptions go, this movie is adequate. It captures much of the spirit of the original book, and it makes good use of some excellent casting (the three child regulars are exceptional, especially Katie Stuart). Unfortunately, things are bogged down by too much uplifting music, and the modifications to the ending will have L'Engle purists fuming. You can see the evil hand of Disney in the final speech to the people of Camazotz.
Not an actively bad movie, but it's just there. Personally, I'd rather read the book.
But I will keep my eye out for the next project Ms. Stuart is involved in.
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