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The Adventures of Ociee Nash (2003)

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The Adventures of Ociee Nash tells the story of nine year old Ociee Nash in the year 1898 who is sent from her father and brothers in rural Mississippi to live with her refined aunt in Asheville, North Carolina.

Director:

Kristen McGary

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Amy McGary (screenplay), Kristen McGary (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Skyler Day ... Ociee Nash
Woofer Woofer ... Himself
Anthony P. Rodriguez Anthony P. Rodriguez ... Gypsy John Leon
Bill Butler Bill Butler ... Ben Nash
Keith Carradine ... Papa George Nash
Charles Nuckols IV Charles Nuckols IV ... Fred Nash
Jill Jane Clements ... Miss June
John Lawhorn John Lawhorn ... Conductor Mr. Charles
Donna Wright Donna Wright ... Nelly Bly
Charles McGary Charles McGary ... Conductor Mr. Louis
Daniel Burnley Daniel Burnley ... President William McKinley
Jamey Propst Jamey Propst ... Mr. Tift the Telegraph Man
Ty Pennington ... Wilbur Wright
Sean Daniels Sean Daniels ... Orville Wright
Tom Key Tom Key ... Mr. Lynch
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For the young, spirited nine-year-old Ociee Nash, nothing could be more exciting than romping through her beloved Mississippi countryside with her brother, Ben, and her faithful four-legged companion, "Woofer." But Ociee's idyllic life is thrown into a tailspin when her Papa realizes that since the death of Ociee's mother, and Ociee's run-in with a mysterious Gypsy, the rough and tumble world of their rural farm is not the place for Ociee to be growing up. Reluctantly, Papa decides it is time to send Ociee to Asheville, N.C., where her Aunt Mamie can teach her to become "a young lady." With a heavy heart, Ociee boards the train bound for her uncertain new life far from the home she's always known. Once on her way, it's not long before Ociee meets an array of interesting (and renowned) characters including the world's pioneering female investigative journalist Nellie Bly, Orville and Wilbur Wright, and even the President of the United States, William McKinley, for whom Ociee inspires a... Written by Sujit R. Varma

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A classic story of a young girl's spirit that lights up the American landscape...and your heart. See more »


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G
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 February 2004 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Le avventure della piccola Ociee Nash See more »

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Budget:

$3,000,000 (estimated)
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CineVita Productions See more »
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Color
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First feature film appearance for Skyler Day, who portrays Ociee Nash. See more »

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Liberty Bell
by John Philip Sousa
Performed by Westwind Brass, WestwindBrass.org
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A Sweet Family Film
1 March 2004 | by lswygertSee all my reviews

The Adventures of Ociee Nash is a sweet and gentle film for families who are tired of or afraid of taking their children to the movies any more. While films that are marketed as "children's" or "family" films sometimes offend parents with marginal language, questionable action, and cynical view points, "Ociee" is genuinely what it is: a film for the WHOLE family. Only the most jaded viewers will not respond to this earnest, old-fashioned story about one plucky little girl's journey. As the title character, Skyler Day is terrifically charming and appealing. She's a great role model for other little girls, and I bet she's already inspiring little boys to have big crushes.


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