The Treasure Seekers (1996)

Genres - Children's/Family  |   Sub-Genres - Family-Oriented Adventure  |   Run Time - 97 min.  |   Countries - United Kingdom , United States   |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Adapted from the historical novel by Edith Nesbit, this family-oriented comedy-drama concerns Richard Barnstable (Nicholas Farrell), an eccentric widower and father of five who is trying to perfect a new form of refrigeration. Barnstable's tinkering doesn't bring in much money and his children suddenly find themselves spearheading a campaign to save the family's home from creditors. Barnstable's brood receive some unexpected help from a noted explorer (James Wilby) and a sympathetic female doctor (Gina McKee).

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father, home, inventor