Little Tree is an 8-year-old Cherokee boy, who, during the time of the depression, loses his parents and starts to live with his Indian grandma and grandpa and learn the wisdom of the Cherokee way of life.
A boy of two worlds must learn to be his own man.
Motion Picture Rating
Rated PG for language and thematic elements including old fashioned discipline
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25 December 1997 (USA)
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Also Known As:
L'éducation de Little Tree
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Gross USA: $119,254, 23 January 1998
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Aspect Ratio: 1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?
The book on which this movie was based was originally published in 1977 under the title and subtitle "The Education of Little Tree: A True Story," with the author's name given as "Forrest Carter." However, after the publication, it was revealed that the book was not really a true story, and "Forrest Carter" was actually a pseudonym for Asa Earl Carter. Asa Carter was a Ku Klux Klansman and the alleged author of George Wallace's 1963 "segregation now, segregation tomorrow, segregation forever" speech. See more
The film takes place in the 1930s. At that time The Pledge of Allegiance did not include the words "Under God" . It wasn't until 1956 that those words were added to the Pledge of Allegiance. See more