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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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In the movie version. The man with red eyes skin is White and has dark hair. On the book cover from the 1976 book edition. The man with red eyes skin is green and has no hair on the head 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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Dr Jack Murray: Make a wish.
Meg Murry: I wish that I could be more like you. It's... it's just that I don't fit in my skin anymore. It feels all wrong and creepy. I'm stupid, like the twins said, and everyone hates me.
Dr Jack Murray: Oh, honey, you're not remotely stupid. And nobody hates you.
Meg Murry: I'm stupid.
Dr Jack Murray: You just take a moment and think. You do things in your own way... in your own time... and that's what I love about you so much. That's what makes you so special. And whenever you need me, I'll be right here.
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(Closing dedications) For Tom, Patrick and Claire For all our brothers and sisters See more »

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References Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982) See more »

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Happy Medium
Written by Seán Cullen
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Could have been better...
2 April 2006 | by (US) – See all my reviews

True, L'Engle's book was far better. The movie itself wasn't so bad. I was quite pleased to see that Mrs. Whatsit was portrayed as the winged creature in a very satisfactory way. It was almost as though they pulled the image from my mind! Alfre Woodard was excellent as Mrs. Which, but then she's excellent in EVERYTHING. I was disappointed by parts, such as the Man with red eyes and Aunt Beast... and the end was slightly unsatisfactory as well. While I was a little upset by the changes, I would be pleased to see the other three of the Time Quartet (A Wind in the Door, A Swiftly Tilting Planet, Many Waters) be put to film. Maybe it would be better if New Line did it instead of Disney, though...


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