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Sara Crewe is the wealthy daughter of a British soldier living in India. She is sent to boarding school in England, and is an excellent student, befriending unpopular students and the ill-used scullery maid. Then, her father dies, and Sara must become a servant at the school to settle her father's debts. She struggles to survive and maintain her dignity, while, unknown to her, her father's best friend searches for her.
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The review of this Movie prepared by Steph




In "A Little Princess" Sara finds out that society is unfair and unjust. But she is nice to everyone - she befriends the rat she has to share her room with, as well as the poor black girl (I think in the original book she was Irish) at the school. But she perseveres, and luckily in the end she finds out she has money and a father, so she gets to benefit from the class system after all.
The review of this Movie prepared by Sarah Z




An unusual amalgamation of a child's imagination and outward reality. Sara, an unrelenting orphan deeply rooted in her father's love, maintains hope amidst the report of his death and the effect of those reports on her world. Nearly crushed she is lifted up by the same hand she offered to others.
The review of this Movie prepared by wjmccann




based on the classic book, a little princess is the story of a girl who lives in india and has to go to a boarding school when her father goes off to war. ms. minchin, the director of the school is cruel and strict. sarah has a huge imagination and heart that overcome many things.
The review of this Movie prepared by crystal mace



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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1900-1920's    -   1600 to 1899 Kids growing up/acting up?    -   Yes Kids:    -   general coming of age story Family, loving    -   Yes Special relationship with    -   father Inner struggle or disability    -   Yes Parent(s) gone?    -   Orphan story Poverty story?    -   Yes

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Profession/status:    -   servant    -   student Age:    -   a kid Has magical powers?    -   Yes Ethnicity/Nationality    -   British

Setting

Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   England/UK City?    -   Yes City:    -   London    -   wealthy    -   rude people Misc setting    -   school

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment    -   moderately detailed references to deaths Any profanity?    -   None If this is a kid's movie...    -   Ages 10-15 Is this movie based on a    -   book

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