A tough young girl lives with her aging grandfather near a cove on the coast of Cornwall. She supports herself and him by gathering seaweed to sell as fertilizer. A cocky young neighboring boy decides to help her with the work.

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John Barrett ...
Polwarth
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Barty
Arthur English ...
Jack Combes
Alan Hockey ...
Dr. Petherick
David Howe ...
Jake Combes
Kennaley Hoyle ...
Matt Combes
George Malpas ...
Mr. Eliot
Meg Wynn Owen ...
Mally's mother
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Malachi
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Mally
Linda Robson
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Mr. Gunliffe
Lillias Walker ...
Mrs. Gunliffe
Peter Wyatt ...
Mr. Carew
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A tough young girl lives with her aging grandfather near a cove on the coast of Cornwall. She supports herself and him by gathering seaweed to sell as fertilizer. A cocky young neighboring boy decides to help her with the work.

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beautiful movie
14 July 2006 | by (India) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie a couple of years ago.

It was beautifully shot.

I think it was somewhere in england.

It is a bittersweet movie about a girl who is ostracized by her village.

I just love the place where the movie was shot.

The actress who played the girl was great.

The following is taken from a website

**************** What a sweet story this was! And what a likable creature Mally, " ... wild- looking, almost unearthly creature, with wild-flowing, black, uncombed hair ...". It almost seems like she sprang fully formed from the earth, totally unaware of any vestiges of civilization, but yet with a native gentility. " ****************

I can't have put it better myself. :)


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