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From Time to Time (2009)

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A haunting ghost story spanning two worlds, two centuries apart. When 13 year old Tolly finds he can mysteriously travel between the two, he begins an adventure that unlocks family secrets laid buried for generations.

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Tolly Oldknow
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Boggis
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Officer
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Mrs. Tweedie
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Susan (as Eliza Hope Bennett)
Rachel Bell ...
Perkins
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Maria Oldknow
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Jenny McCracken ...
Mrs. Gross
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Mrs. Robbins
Alan Charlesworth ...
Robert the Footman
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Captain Oldknow
Kwayedza Kureya ...
Jacob
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In 1940s England, thirteen year old Tolly is sent to Green Knowe, the country estate of his grandmother, while his mother searches for any information concerning his missing in action father. Tolly soon finds that he can pass through time to witness the family stories Grandmother Oldknow tells him. Traveling back to 1805, Tolly becomes caught up in the family scandals, secrets, and mysteries that still echo in his own time... Written by L. Hamre

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Unlock the Secrets of the Past.


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Rated PG for mild thematic elements and peril | See all certifications »
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Através do Tempo  »

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Several cast members of Downton Abbey appear throughout the film. See more »

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Modern concrete sleepers and rail fixings are seen during the scene at the railway station set in 1944. See more »

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Version of The Children of Green Knowe (1986) See more »

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A good story and and excellent film
7 November 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I have watched this several times now and I enjoy it more with each viewing. The acting was excellent all around with some of the minor parts (Boggis and Tweedle) being brief parts played with real depth. A very good cast with some famous performers and the younger actors holding their own.

I was especially moved by the films treatment of death and Maggie Smith's (Mrs. Oldknow's)explanation of how a loss can be accepted if someone is truly loved.

I cannot think of anything Julian Fellowes has done that has not been excellent (except possibly overdoing it in The Scarlet Pimpernel). His work is almost a guarantee of excellence.

Although the film is emotional, it is not contrived. I think this is a good film that works both for children and adults.

I highly recommend it.


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