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G| 1 hr. 37 min.

Plot Summary
When young Sara (Liesel Matthews) is sent to a boarding school by her well-meaning World War I-bound father (Liam Cunningham), the imaginative girl makes the best of things by entertaining her friends with fanciful tales. After running afoul of the strict headmistress, Miss Minchin (Eleanor Bron), Sara receives some heartbreaking news, and is forced to work in servitude. As she struggles to keep her spirits up, she makes some remarkable discoveries that may change her seemingly bleak fate.

Cast: Eleanor Bron , Liam Cunningham , Liesel Matthews , Rusty Schwimmer , Arthur Malet , Vanessa Lee Chester , Errol Sitahal , Heather DeLoach

Director: Alfonso Cuarón

Genres: Children, Drama

Distributor: Warner Bros., Warner Home Vídeo

A Little Princess (1995)

Release Date: August 4th, 1995|1 hr. 37 min.

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  • Infused with a dark charm that will appeal to some girls, A Little Princess, based on the classic novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett, is as near to a mannered, lushly photographed Merchant/Ivory-style film as you'll get in a kids' movie. show more

  • A Little Princess is the first of its progeny to blend brains with entertainment. This stylish sleeper easily outpaces the studio's starchy updates of "Black Beauty" and "The Secret Garden", and even betters Shirley Temple's 1939 take on Frances Hodgson Burnett's Princess perennial. [18 May 1995, 12D.] show more

  • For all its rich trappings, A Little Princess is impoverished at the core. [18 May 1995, p.A14] show more

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