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A Wrinkle in Time (2003)

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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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Dr. Jack Murry
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Happy Medium
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Dr. Dana Murry
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Mrs. Which
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Mrs. Who
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Mrs. Whatsit
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Alexander Pollock ...
Eric O'Keefe
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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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Filmed in 2001 but not broadcast until 4/25/2003 in Canada and 5/10/2004 in the U.S. See more »

Goofs

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: Can you... take me back to Camazotz? Can you teach me to control the tesseract?
Mrs. Which: Dr. Murray, you cannot even stand.
Mrs. Whatsit: Not to mention the broken ribs you're trying to hide from us.
Calvin O'Keefe: Send me back there. I'll grab Charles Wallace and...
Mrs. Whatsit: This is not your job, Calvin, though we honor you for wanting to take it on.
Meg Murry: So, if you three can't... and this is not Calvin's job... and daddy's injured... then who's going back for Charles Wallace?
Mrs. Whatsit: Remember, we want nothing from you that you do without grace.
Meg Murry: Yeah. ...
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(Closing dedications) For Tom, Patrick and Claire For all our brothers and sisters See more »

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References Loving You (1957) See more »

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Destruction of Classic Novel!
10 May 2004 | by (Utah,USA) – See all my reviews

I have grown up pouring over the intertwined stories of the Wrinkle in Time Chronicles. My dream was that one day a screenwriter would come across their child sitting in a large sofa reading A Winkle in Time, and would think, what an amazing movie this would make. Sadly enough that screenwriter failed, changing characters, throwing in lame humor, and all out destroying the plot. I know that it is a hard task to change a well loved novel into a movie. But why can't you stay true to the book? Why must you change the way characters think and act? For those of you who have not read the book, pick it up, find a soft couch, and let your imagination run wild.


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