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A Ring of Endless Light (2002)

Based on the Novel by Madeline L'Engle. During the summer her grandfather is dying of leukemia and death seems all around, 15-year-old Vicky finds comfort with the pod of dolphins with ... See full summary »

Director:

Greg Beeman

Writers:

Madeleine L'Engle (novel), Marita Giovanni (teleplay) | 1 more credit »
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2 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Mischa Barton ... Vicky Austin
Ryan Merriman ... Adam Eddington
Jared Padalecki ... Zachery Gray
Scarlett Pomers ... Suzy Austin
Soren Fulton ... Rob Austin
James Whitmore ... Grandfather
Theresa Wong ... Dr. Zand
Penny Everingham Penny Everingham ... Cecily
Christopher Kirby ... Harbor Master Dan (as Chris Kirby)
Steven Vidler ... Mr. Gray
Leo Taylor Leo Taylor ... Captain
Terry Annesley Terry Annesley ... Mate
Carol Baker Carol Baker ... Mrs. Austin
Arron Wayne Cull Arron Wayne Cull ... Mr. Austin (as Wayne Cull)
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Storyline

Based on the Novel by Madeline L'Engle. During the summer her grandfather is dying of leukemia and death seems all around, 15-year-old Vicky finds comfort with the pod of dolphins with which she has been doing research. Written by <SabrinasFather@aol.com>

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Plot Keywords:

leukemia | dying | death | dolphin | yacht | See All (20) »

Genres:

Drama | Family | Romance

Certificate:

TV-G
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 August 2002 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Ring of Endless Light See more »

Filming Locations:

Australia See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Disney Channel See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Several elements from the original story have been changed: in the novel, Vicky and her family knew about her grandfather's condition the entire time, she had an older brother, her younger sister was much older and prettier, there was a third boy she was interested in, the plot element about drift nets was entirely absent, and her parents were present during the whole trip at the grandfather's house. See more »

Goofs

In the opening scene, while Mischa Barton's character dreams of swimming as a mermaid, she does a somersault underwater that horribly reveals the fakeness of the tail: a flap of fabric from the waist is shown dangling, her knees scrunch up the material, and the entire waistline crinkles up. See more »

Quotes

Grandfather: [reading from Vaughn] I saw eternity the other night like a great ring of pure and endless light'
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Soundtracks

You Already Take Me There
Written by Jonathan Foreman and Tim Foreman
Performed by Switchfoot
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A movie about a girl who communicates with dolphins
25 April 2004 | by FieldHockeyBabe9See all my reviews

This is the most touching story (movie I have watched ) On Disney channel. The ending is sad and I think Disney channel has made it even more touching. This is a good movie and I never planned on watching it until today. I think it is very very excellent as a movie, I rate it highly. This movie should be shown more on Disney channel. Most people disagree but I think it could bring a whole new meaning to what people think about the Disney channel. I think that the movie had some good points about life and everything. And it makes you realize the meaning of life. Well I guess that I am saying that the movie is good, and the picture from the director and the crew they did a really good job at presenting this movie.


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