Somewhere in Time

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Somewhere in Time ★½ 1980 (PG)

Playwright Reeve (in his first post-Clark Kent role) falls in love with a beautiful woman in an old portrait. Through self-hypnosis he goes back in time to 1912 to discover what their relationship might have been. The film made a star of the Grand Hotel, located on Mackinac Island in Michigan, where it was shot. Drippy ripoff of the brilliant novel “Time and Again” by Jack Finney. Reeve is horrible; Seymour is underused. All in all, rather wretched. 103m/C VHS, DVD . Christopher Reeve, Jane Seymour, Christopher Plummer, Teresa Wright; D: Jeannot Szwarc; W: Richard Matheson; C: Isidore Mankofsky; M: John Barry.