Besides, Mrs. Which is also an intelligent and knowledgeable person. Which always reminds Meg to never give up and dare to fight.
Besides Mrs. Which, there’s also Mrs. Who. Which is the most critical celestial figure. Which gives a lot of life messages for Meg to apply.
Meanwhile, different from Mrs. Which and Mrs. Who, who is wise, but tends to be stiff, Mrs. Whatsit is a humorous person. The best to lighten the mood. In addition, the youngest figure among the three celestials is also very brave. He often helps Meg in fighting the darkness.
Btw, in the original novel version of A Wrinkle in Time, Meg is depicted as a girl with white skin and red hair. However, in this live-action film version, her figure is shown as a black girl. With curly hair.
Interestingly, before being published in 1962, the draft novel A Wrinkle in Time, reportedly, was rejected by 26 publishers! However, Madeleine L’Engle never gave up. Until, finally, he managed to find a publisher who would publish his novel. To be precise, during the holidays at the American Tea Party Memorial.
The story of A Wrinkle in Time, in fact, is a semi-autobiography of the author. Meg’s turmoil was, in fact, an interpretation of Madeleine L’Engle’s feelings. The one who used to get unfair treatment from his friends.
Like Madeleine L’Engle, Meg Murry’s character is said to be very depressed. Because he was often bullied by his friends at school. Apart from that, she also hates her hair and skin color. Meg just realized that she was a lucky person, after going on an adventure to find her father. The story of A Wrinkle in Time does imply a moral message: So that we can make peace and love ourselves.
In the first trailer for A Wrinkle in Time, which was released in July 2017, it is seen that this film seems to take the audience to another dimension beyond Earth. Disney does pack this fantasy adventure film with cool CGI effects. Like other Disney films, A Wrinkle in Time also inserts a lot of moral messages. One of them, about how beautiful it is to live in differences.
When interviewed, director Ava DuVernay admitted to being challenged by Disney. Namely, to make films that show the world as a safe place to live for all humans. Therefore, he wanted his players to come from different skin tones. Ava wanted the cast of A Wrinkle in Time to describe the entire world consisting of various races.
In addition to involving a cast of various skin colors, Ava DuVernay also collaborated with many top musicians to work on the soundtrack of A Wrinkle in Time. Starting from DJ Khaled, who collaborated with Demi Lovato in bringing the song ‘I Believe’, to Chloe X Halle, Sia, and Sade. In addition, there is also the song ‘Scars to Your Beautiful’ by Alessia Cara.
Ava DuVernay also, finally, made history through A Wrinkle in Time. She became the first black woman to direct a live-action film with a budget of more than $100 million.