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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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Featured in Breakfast: Episode dated 24 September 2010 (2010) See more »

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Captivating story about interwoven time
26 December 2010 | by (Earth) – See all my reviews

This film is about a young boy who goes to stay with his grandmother's stately home during the Second World War. He finds the house's secret ability to transport him back in time.

"From Time to Time" successfully weaves together past and present events in a logical manner. Many time travel stories have major plot loopholes, but "From Time to Time" has a logical plot that even when people from present interacts with people in the past and alter events from the past. I particularly like the fact that bits of stories weave together, such as the "miracle light" and the jewels, so everything in the film happens for a reason. I enjoyed watching "From Time to Time" a lot.


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