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An American Girl on the Home Front (2006)

Molly: An American Girl on the Home Front (original title)
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Molly is a girl living in the year 1944 and WWII has brought many changes to Molly's life. An English girl comes to live with Molly's family to escape the bombings. They slowly become good friends.

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Based on several of the "Molly; An American Girl" books, this story is set in 1943 in the fictional town of Jefferson, Illinois during World War II. Molly McIntire and her family are learning to cope with the changes the war has brought to their close-knit family. Molly misses her father who went overseas to care for the wounded soldiers. As they try to keep things running smoothly, Molly enters a dance contest at school. She and her friends are lively, outgoing and always bursting with ideas. Also during this time a young girl named Emily comes from London England to live with the family and Molly learns the importance of getting along and pulling together. Written by Anon

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The furniture in the family's living room is not 1940s furniture. It is from the 2000 decade but sort of in an Early American style, what you find in mobile homes. Looks totally out of place for a 1940s movie. Some of the street signs in the movie are modern signs, not from the 1940s. See more »

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References My Friend Flicka (1943) See more »

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The First Noël
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The molly movie
2 March 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

i loved the movie i thought out of them all that Emily was the best actor. I loved the script too. i can't wait to find out what the next American girl movie is about. I like the personality between each actor. i like the special effects. i think that this is the best American movie ever. i haven't read all of the molly books but i can't wait to read them.i watched this movie with my family and everyone enjoyed it. I would recommend this movie to anyone. I hope that everyone else that sees it likes it like i do. I do agree with the rest of the comments that other people wrote. Over all i loved this movie and i think that everyone should watch it.


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