Film

‘Somewhere in Time’: A Supernatural Fairy-Tale

Time has no independent existence apart from the order of events by which we measure it.                                                                        —Albert Einstein The first film that the late Christopher Reeve made, after his breakthrough role as Superman (1978), was Somewhere in Time (1980), directed by Jeannot Szwarc. It was Reeve’s favourite of all his movies. The screenplay was by Richard Matheson, from his book Bid Time Return, and the haunting score was created by John Barry, the composer for eleven James Bond films. Somewhere in Time is a romantic drama that addresses eternal love, grief and loss. Add to this the intertwined themes…

Subscribe to get access to all online articles

Digital Subscription

$68/ YR

Get the latest ideas from Australia’s most insightful writers.

Subscribe

  • Digital Subscription includes
  • Online editions of Quadrant Magazine
  • Printed editions of Quadrant Magazine
  • iPad ready PDF
  • Access to Quadrant Archives
  •  
  •  

Printed & Digital Subscription

$87/ YR

For avid readers of leading ideas
from Australia’s brightest.

Subscribe

  • Printed & Digital Subscription includes
  • Online editions of Quadrant Magazine
  • Printed editions of Quadrant Magazine
  • iPad ready PDF
  • Access to Quadrant Archives
  •  
  •  

Quadrant Patron

$300/ YR

Show your support for Australia’s
most open minded publication.

Subscribe

  • Quadrant Patron includes
  • Online editions of Quadrant Magazine
  • Printed editions of Quadrant Magazine
  • iPad ready PDF
  • Access to Quadrant Archives
  • All new editions of Quadrant Books
  • Exclusive invitations to Quadrant Dinners, book launches and events.