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Somewhere in Time is the story of a young writer who sacrifices his life in the present to find happiness in the past, where true love awaits him. Young Richard Collier (Christopher Reeve) is approached by an elderly woman who gives him an antique gold watch and who pleads with him to return in time with her. Years later, Richard Collier is overwhelmed by a photograph of a beautiful young woman (Jane Seymour). Another picture of this woman in her later years reveals to him that she is the same woman who had given him the gold watch. Collier then becomes obsessed with returning to 1912 and the beautiful young woman who awaits him there.
For devoted fans of Somewhere in Time, the exclusive documentary on this DVD will provide welcomed insight, background history, and poignant validation. The film was virtually saved from oblivion by a combination of cable TV exposure and grassroots fandom, and this engrossing documentary benefits from the participation of the film's principal cast and crew, all of whom remain as fond of this production as its legion of fans. Taped in 2000, the interviews are highlighted by the perspective of Christopher Reeve, whose fond recollections gain a certain profundity when combined with the physical impact of his paralyzing injury in 1995. But Reeve (who compares his near-death experience in the film with one he actually had after his injury) isn't the only one whose life had been touched by the magic of this film-that-wouldn't-die: from director Jeannot Szwarc to Jane Seymour and all others involved, Somewhere in Time was clearly a special experience, and their pride and pleasure are sweetly conveyed in this enjoyable hour-long tribute. Additionally, the DVD gives due credit to the fan club INSITE--the International Network of Somewhere in Time Enthusiasts--in a featurette exploring the club's history and membership. The INSITE's mailing and Web site addresses are also provided. --Jeff Shannon
Love this movie! I stay at the Grand Hotel yearly, and love the history there.Published 12 hours ago by Pamela Schmid
Five friends just watched this together before a trip to Mackinac Island and the Grand Hotel where it was filmed. The consensus was that the movie was slow and looked like a play. Read morePublished 5 days ago by Cindytg
Definitely a great movie from a great cast - late Christopher Reeve and Jane Seymour.
Sometimes I contemplate the possibilities of revisiting great friends and families... Read more
This movie is a favorite of my husband and myself. The story is beautiful and the period costumes are perfect. It takes you back to a time when things weren't so complicated. Read morePublished 7 days ago by Alice Kopec
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|Any chance for a Blu-ray version for Somewhere in Time?||
I have created a facebook page which anyone can simply "Like" to petition the powers-that-be to bring Somewhere In Time to Blu-ray via the high-quality transfer and/or restoration that it deserves. Go here to like... Read More
Jul 3, 2011 by D. Parks | See all 5 posts
Yes it is and not to embarrass you but your answer is in the product description
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it looks like it is this movie
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and unfortunately there is no dvd edition and the vhs edition is out of sale.
Jan 22, 2007 by Jorge Alban Martinez | See all 4 posts