A Ring of Endless Light (2002)

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Vacationing on Seven Bay Island in the summer of her 16th year, budding poet Victoria "Vicky" Austin (Mischa Barton) is faced with the approaching death of her beloved grandfather (James Whitmore), who is suffering from leukemia. In hopes of briefly forgetting her troubles, Vicky begins assisting a handsome young researcher named Adam (Ryan Merriman) who is working with sea mammals. In this capacity, Vicky discovers that she possesses the unique gift of being able to communicate with dolphins -- and also finds herself romantically torn between Adam and a wealthy suitor named Zach (Jared Padalecki). Suspense enters the picture when the dolphins "tell" Vicky of an illegal driftnet fishing operation. Based on the 1981 novel by Madeleine L'Engle and location-filmed in Australia, A Ring of Endless Light made its cable-TV premiere over the Disney Channel on August 23, 2002.
Rating:
G
Genre:
Drama , Kids & Family , Science Fiction & Fantasy , Television
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Studio:
Village Roadshow Pictures Television

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Cast

Jared Padalecki
as Zachary Gray
James Whitmore
as Grandfather `Reverend' Eaton
Ryan Merriman
as Adam Eddington
Mischa Barton
as Vicky Austin
Scarlett Pomers
as Suzy Austin
Soren Fulton
as Rob Austin
Christopher Kirby
as Harbor Master Dan
Wayne Cull
as Dr. Austin
Theresa Wong
as Doctor Zand
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My favorite Disney Channel original movie, ever. The story is simply amazing and Mischa Barton became one of my favorite actresses as a result of this film. Well done.

Chris Pherson
Chris Pherson

Normally I don't rate movies based on how they compared to the books, knowing that they're meant to be different mediums and they can't be translated completely, but this was crap. I couldn't even stand to watch all of it. The book was a touching story about a girl dealing with death; the movie was a crappy Disney knock-off about a girl who spoke to dolphins. Hey, I love dolphins a whole hell of a lot, but it just ruins what could have been a beautiful movie.

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I love this movie, especially how it shows that people can have a special connection with an animal, & it shows the importance of family!

Renae Rothmeyer
Renae Rothmeyer

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