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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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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 | See all certifications »
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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: You wrote something that's very comforting
Vicky: [reading] The universe is part of this one cry In this strange land where all are born to die, Each tree and leaf and star shall have, The universe as part of this one cry. That every life is noted and is cherished, And nothing loved is ever lost or perished.'
Grandfather: You, you understand.
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Soundtracks

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Written by Jennifer Herbig, Jeeve, and Janet Hay
Performed by Richard Hellstern
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24 August 2002 | by greek-freekSee all my reviews

The music was good in this film. It was well acted. I loved the colors. I would defenatly watch it again. Plus the guys are cute. I give it 3/4. On my tv, its digital cable and you can get a description of shows and movies. Well it only gave this movie 1 and a half stars. Out of four. Which is untrue, it's also romantic. This is one of the better Disney Original movies. toodles!


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