PG-13 | | Drama, Mystery
Widowed Liz Garfield and her son Bobby change when mysterious stranger Ted Brautigan enters their lives.
Director Scott Hicks calls the castle ruin figurine at the bottom of the carnival fish tank his "Atlantis reference" (commentary at 37:40).
Bobby Garfield (Adult):
Whenever it wants, the past can come kicking the door down. And you never know where it's going to take you. All you can do is hope it's a place you want to go.
Bobby Garfield (Adult): Hi, you have reached the Garfield family. Jill and the boys are away skiing, you can ...
Set in 1960, but when Bobby is reading the newspaper, he reads about Nixon running for Vice President, which he did in 1952 and 1956.
Thanks to the citizens of Richmond and Staunton, Virginia
$9,021,494 30 September 2001