Tom travels fifty years to the past after discovering a time machine. He meets May, a little orphan who needs help. Now that he knows his friends' fate and his own, he will try to reorder the events and change their history.

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Sam Wheeler
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May (Aged 10)
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Tom Collins
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Bob Harris
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Sniffer (as Michael McNulty)
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Rosie
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Barbara Collins (Mom)
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Alison Wheeler
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School Team Captain
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Evelyn
James Joyce ...
Big Kid
Daniel Mason ...
Short Hair
Jonathan Bradd ...
Sir
Andrew Foxcroft ...
Number 2
Ashley Rhodes ...
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Tom travels fifty years to the past after discovering a time machine. He meets May, a little orphan who needs help. Now that he knows his friends' fate and his own, he will try to reorder the events and change their history.

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10 May 2003 | by (Norfolk England) – See all my reviews

This film was the best thing on Uk television all over Christmas.I have since watched it three times and it hasn't lost its appeal at all.I think it is such a unique story.The acting is of a really high standard from actors so young. I also like the way it shows how the young and old can feel for each other without writing each other off because of the generation gap.A truly moving and pure tale!


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