Saturday, December 15, 2012

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Before Downton Abbey - From Time to Time

The year before Julian Fellowes gave us Downton Abbey... 



...he directed "From Time to Time".
It has Maggie Smith as the grandmother (in 1944) and Hugh Bonneville as the father (during the Napoleonic war time).  A little bit of Time Travel between the two eras makes for an interesting movie and I really enjoyed it!

The synopsis - "In times of war two centuries apart, two distinct worlds are linked by a single family and the house in which they live.  It is 1944 and thirteen year-old Tolly Oldknow is sent to spend Christmas with his grandmother, whilst his mother searches for news of his father in wartime London.  In the old house, he becomes a witness to events during the Napoleonic wars and finds himself slowly drawn into participating in the drama."  (from www.clicker.com)

*  You can find "From Time to Time" on Netflix Streaming or for rent on Amazon, iTunes and Vudu.  A trailer of the movie can be found here.

I'm working on the results of my daughter's Cookie Exchange and what I mailed as my contribution.  Hopefully it will be ready by tomorrow.

Thanks for visiting - I appreciate each & every one of you!  Reia

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