PG | | Drama, Fantasy, Romance
A Chicago playwright uses self-hypnosis to travel back in time and meet the actress whose vintage portrait hangs in a grand hotel.
In the novel, Richard travels from 1971 to 1896 rather than from 1980 to 1912.
I got some news. There was an agent in the house tonight, and he said he thinks this play might be good enough for Broadway.
Richard Collier: Fingers crossed, who knows? Come on, let's all have some cake.
Robinson tells Richard that he first met Elisa in March 1903 when she was 16 years old. However, her date of birth was given as November 11, 1885 in one of the theatrical books that Richard read earlier in the film. Consequently, she would have been 17 in March 1903.
The new 20th anniversary edition DVD and video have been digitally remastered for better clarity, and include a new documentary on the making of "Somewhere In Time" (60 minutes on DVD, 30 minutes on video) featuring current interviews with the cast and crew, as well as a running commentary from director Jeannot Szwarc. They also include new, never-before-released stills from the film, and a documentary on the fan organization INSITE: The Int'l Network of Somewhere In Time Enthusiasts (rare for a studio to acknowledge).
$1,203,011 5 October 1980