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A lonely retirement home resident obtains a magical ring on her 75th birthday which grants her wish to again be young. Awakening the next morning she finds herself to be 40 years old again.... See more »

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Emma
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Joy Bookman
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Bryan (as William Moses)
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Danny Bookman
Jeanne Allen ...
Iris Bookman
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Kelly Short
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Det. Steele
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Harry
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Mona Washburn
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Carney
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Philip Elkan
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Young Harry
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Danny Bridges
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Young Joy
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Bank Teller
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Receptionist
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Nurse
Sloan Devine ...
Underling
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Cafe Waitress
Shane Brock ...
Child playing (uncredited)
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Second Carney (uncredited)
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Playing Child (uncredited)
Melissa Zanit ...
Carnival Girl (uncredited)

Directed by

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Mike Robe

Written by

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Paul A. Kaufman ... (story) and
Cynthia Whitcomb ... (story)
 
Cynthia Whitcomb ... (teleplay)

Produced by

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Michael O. Gallant ... producer
Paul A. Kaufman ... executive producer
Cynthia Whitcomb ... co-producer

Music by

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Laura Karpman

Cinematography by

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Edward J. Pei ... director of photography (as Edward Pei)

Film Editing by

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Sabrina Plisco ... (as Sabrina Plisco-Morris)

Editorial Department

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Scott Burnette ... assistant film editor

Casting By

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Scot Boland
Victoria Burrows

Production Design by

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Veronica Hadfield

Art Direction by

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Bo Johnson

Set Decoration by

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Barbara Haberecht

Costume Design by

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Judith Brewer Curtis

Makeup Department

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Clare M. Corsick ... key hair stylist (as Clare Corsick)
Kirk Edmund ... hair stylist: Ms. Reese
Cammy R. Langer ... additional hair stylist (as Cammy Langer)
Todd Masters ... special makeup effects artist
Carme Tenuta ... key makeup artist
Kristina Vogel ... additional makeup artist

Production Management

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Michael O. Gallant ... production manager
Mads Hansen ... production supervisor
Lynn Stevenson ... post-production supervisor

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Paul A. Kaufman ... second unit director
Chemen Ochoa ... second second assistant director
Kaaren F. Ochoa ... first assistant director
Phil Robinson ... second assistant director

Art Department

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Dick Kyker ... property master
Daniel Turk ... construction coordinator (as Daniel E. Turk)
Danny L. Turk ... carpenter (uncredited)

Sound Department

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John Asman ... re-recording mixer (as John B. Asman)
Sam Black ... re-recording mixer
Thomas J. Huth ... re-recording mixer
Don Summer ... sound mixer (as Donald B. Summer)
Burton Weinstein ... supervising sound editor (as Burt Weinstein)
Bob Costanza ... sound effects editor (uncredited)

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Glenn Campbell ... visual effects supervisor (as Glen Campbell)
Justin Hammond ... computer graphics artist

Camera and Electrical Department

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John Farr ... gaffer
Christopher Haifley ... assistant camera
Vince Rodriguez ... key grip (as Vincent Rodriguez)
James Sprattley ... camera operator (as James Spraitley)
Chris Lewis ... electrician (uncredited)

Casting Department

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Leigh French ... adr voice casting
Sherry Thomas ... casting assistant
Terry Zarchi ... extras casting

Location Management

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John A. Johnston ... location manager

Music Department

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Nancy Severinsen ... music editor / music supervisor

Transportation Department

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Chris Basso ... driver: production van
Duke Foster ... transportation coordinator

Other crew

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Carol Sue Byron ... production accountant
Shannon Frank ... stand-in
Kathleen Gallant ... assistant production coordinator (as Kathleen R. Gallant)
Mimi N. McGreal ... production coordinator
Arthur Rasco ... production assistant
Jan Rudolph ... script supervisor
Steven Belgard ... publicist (uncredited)

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

A lonely retirement home resident obtains a magical ring on her 75th birthday which grants her wish to again be young. Awakening the next morning she finds herself to be 40 years old again. She leaves the home and takes a position as a housekeeper for her daughter, who does not recognize her. Written by John Sacksteder

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Also Known As
  • Le voeu de toute une vie (France)
  • El deseo de Emma (Spain)
  • O Desejo de Emma (Brazil)
  • Un desiderio è un desiderio (Italy)
  • Emma kívánsága (Hungary)
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  • 106 min
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Did You Know?

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Goofs The opening scenes at the amusement park is set in the 1960's, however a modern steel track coaster (painted red) is seen in several shots. Steel track coasters were not introduced until the mid 1970's and were not common until the 1980's. See more »

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