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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 12A
Cast
Eric Bana
Rachel McAdams
Ron Livingstone
Jeremy Leven
Directors
Robert Schwentke
Screenwriters
Bruce Joel Rubin
Running Time
107 minutes

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The Time Traveler's Wife

Plot
A Chicago librarian (Bana) suffers from a genetic disorder that causes him to involuntarily travel through time when stressed. Despite this, he tries to build a relationship with an artist (McAdams).


Verdict
Competent and well-cast, but it crams too much into the runtime and loses the elegance of the novel.


Reviewed by Liz Beardsworth

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