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Playing Beatie Bow

Original title
Playing Beatie Bow
Running time
93 min.
Australia Australia
Peter Gawler, Irwin Lane. Novel: Ruth Park
Garry McDonald, Laurie Stone
Geoffrey Simpson
South Australian Film Corporation, CEL
Fantasy. Sci-Fi | Time Travel. Family-friendly
Based On The Prize-Winning Novel By Ruth Park.

Abigail Kirk was an ordinary enough sixteen year old growing up in today's Sydney. An intriguing chain of events finds Abigail, through some eerie time shift, transported back one hundred years after watching some children playing a scary game called 'Beatie Bow'.

Confused and lost, all Abigail knew for sure was that Beatie Bow's family wouldn't let her go home again. Why not? Why did they call her the Stranger? And what was "The Gift" they were all talking about in whispers?

But there were compensations for being unable to get back into her own time. Like meeting the handsome Judah Bow.
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