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Molly the Cat's ABC Wednesday Movie for the Letter Y

The Missus Lady is at a stage in her life where any story that has a combination of sweetness, magnificence, and wonder gets her crying. She was tearing up as we watched the preview of today's movie to recall what it was all about. Oh, my Missus Lady, purrrrrrrrrr.

The Young and Prodigious T. S. Spivet (2013)
Setting: Montana

T. S. Spivet is an amazingly brilliant 10-year old boy who is into science. He lives on a ranch in Montana with his mother, an entomologist, his dad, a cowboy, his teenage sister, who wants to be Miss America one day, and Layton, his twin brother.

T. S. is so gifted that the Smithsonian Institute wants to give him an award in Washington D.C. for his invention of a perpetual motion machine. Of course the institution think that T. S. is an adult and of course his family members are so self-absorbed that they don't notice when T. S. leaves the house one night.

How does T. S. get to Washington D.C.? Who helps him on his quest? When the museum people see that T. S. is a child, will they still give him the prize? Do Mom, Dad, and Sister ever wake up from their obsessions? And, what's the story about Layton?

A note from Su-sieee! Mac: The letter Y is the theme for this week's ABC Wednesday. Click here to check out what bloggers from around the world have written with the letter.  Thank you, ABCW team!


  1. I hVe never heard of this film and it looks wonderful. I see it Stars Helena Bonham Carter and the trucker looks like that man who did those commercials way back when. I have to look this up for sure and add this to my huge list of movies to see

    1. I think it was released first in Canada and England before the U.S. The photography was gorgeous.

  2. Looks like a wonderful movie :) ... but I hate it when the trailer gives away the plot, and the ending even. Grrrr

  3. It appears to be an interesting movie, Susie, thank you:)

  4. looks like worth watching

    whatever will happen or not, we'll just have to wait and see but I do wish with all of my heart that you and your loved ones will have the most beautiful and happy healthy blessed year ever !

    Have a ♥-warming ABC-Wednes-day / -week
    ♫ M e l ☺ d y ♫ (abc-w-team)

    1. Purrrrrr. Thank you from all of us. The same to you, Melody.

  5. I need to catch up on movies now that all the Christmas ones have been watched! Here's hoping you had a joyous Christmas.

    1. It was one of the best for my Humans, thank you very much, Ann.


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