A young writer (Christopher Reeve) is mystified by the old portrait of a beautiful stage actress (Jane Seymour) from the turn of the century. He uses his mind through self-hynosis to turn back the years to the misty distant past, and find the woman who has him spellbound. Soon they are in love, and the time difference is only one of the problems to overcome. Scored by composer John Barry (of James Bond fame).
Christopher Reeve - American actor, SUPERMAN
Christopher Plummer - Canadian Actor
Arthur Christopher Orme Plummer - Canadian Actor
Jeannot Szwarc - French Director
John Barry - Score composer
Teresa Wright - Oscar winning American actress, MRS. MINIVER
Muriel Teresa Wright - Oscar winning American actress, MRS. MINIVER
Jane Seymour - TV/Movie Actress, DR. QUINN, MEDICINE WOMAN (1990s)
Richard Matheson - Sci-Fi Author/Screenwriter
"Come back to me." These were the strange words uttered by aged actress Elise McKenna to playwright Richard Collier, and they have haunted him ever since. When he hears that Elise has died, an irresistible impulse leads him to travel to the historic hotel where she lived. There he discovers an old photograph of Elise and realizes, to his amazement, that in another life he was once her lover. Richard wills himself into the past and meets Elise again, now young and beautiful and acclaimed. Their romance blossoms anew, but not even true love can defeat the power of time...