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Booky Makes Her Mark (2006)

Set in Depression-era Canada, young Booky (Maslany) navigates her way through poor health and her first crush while she pursues her first love, writing.

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... Booky (Beatrice Thomson)
... Francie Thomson
... Thomas Thomson
... Arthur Thomson
... Willa Thomson
... Aunt Aggie
... Georgie
... Gloria
... Lorne
... Ada-May
... Audrey
Philip Riccio ... Roy-Roy
Sarah Dodd ... Raggy Rachel
Lally Cadeau ... Lucy Maud Montgomery
Barry MacGregor ... Grandpa Cole
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The Thomsons - parents Thomas and Francie, and children Willa, Arthur and Beatrice (nicknamed Booky) - are a loving working class family living in Depression era Toronto. The Thomsons, like many families, have hit hard times as Thomas can't find steady work. Fifteen year old Booky takes the family situation in stride, being matter-of-fact about being poor. Beyond her loving family, there are some things about her life she likes, such as being the president of her local Deanna Durbin fan club, and going out with a boy named Lorne. But there are also some things she doesn't like, such as the food served in the free lunch program, and the potentially serious medical issue which sends her away to her Aunt Aggie's farm for a short while. Based on some encouraging words by her new English teacher, Mr. Jackson, Booky wants to become a writer. She gets a chance to meet famed Canadian author, Lucy Maud Montgomery, who offers her own advice to the young aspiring writer. However, Francie teaches... Written by Huggo

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18 March 2007 (Netherlands)  »

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The movie is set sometime prior to the start of World War II. There is a poster for the movie You'll Never Get Rich shown, which was not released until sometime during the middle of the war. See more »

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References You'll Never Get Rich (1941) See more »

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