A young British girl born and raised in India loses her neglectful parents in an earthquake. She is returned to England to live at her uncle's estate. Her uncle is very distant due to the ... See full summary »
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When her father enlists to fight for the British in WWI, young Sara Crewe goes to New York to attend the same boarding school her late mother attended. She soon clashes with the severe headmistress, Miss Minchin, who attempts to stifle Sara's creativity and sense of self-worth. Sara's belief that "every girl's a princess" is tested to the limit, however, when word comes that her father was killed in action and his estate has been seized by the British government. Written by
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The last live action feature film of Arthur Malet. See more »
When Sara is scolded for speaking at the breakfast table, the girls are sitting in different positions than they were before Sara came to breakfast. See more »
Sara, this is Monsieur Dufarge. You will begin French lessons with him this afternoon.
Do I have to?
Sara! You most certainly do! Now apologize to Monsieur this instant for your rudeness!
But I didn't mean to be rude.
[Sara says three sentences entirely in French. Monsieur Dufarge looks at her through his monicle impressed]
This child doesn't need to learn French, she practically *is* French! Says she learned it from her father.
I understood perfectly well what she said, Monsieur.
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Just before seeing this movie, I wasn't expecting much. There just wasn't anything else on TV, and this was just beginning, so I decided to give it a chance. It wasn't very long in before I began to realize that this wasn't just your ordinary, run-of-the-mill, by-the-numbers production. First of all, the movie, with all of the obvious attention to the sets and costume design and how it was photographed, just look absolutely beautiful. Then, the acting is simply superb by everybody, and not just the principal performers. Alfonso Cuaron (who was later tabbed to direct the 3rd Harry Potter movie, really showed his stuff in this film, which in my opinion was largely overlooked, as I don't remember a whole lot of publicity being done when it was first released, which is a shame, because a lot of effort went into making this such a good movie. Equally appealing to kids and adults alike, which is pretty rare as well. Highly recommended!
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