A Little Princess (1987)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Childhood Drama, Melodrama  |   Run Time - 180 min.  |   Countries - UK  |  
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Sara embodies all the hopes and fears of young girls in this adaptation of Frances Hodgson Burnett's classic A Little Princess. Placed in a boarding school by her doting father, Sara seems to have it all. She sleeps in the best room and wears costly dresses. But her fortune cannot rival Sara's generosity. Soon she is the favorite of the school. Then, tragedy strikes. Sara's father dies and she is faced with the jealousy of the headmistress. Plunged into poverty, the little princess becomes a pauper, forced to work off her debts. Through it all, Sara's optimism is unwavering. She perseveres and eventually becomes an inspiration for the other girls at the school. This two-part series is a moving tale of strength and imagination. There's no wonder why the story is a favorite of young readers all over the world.

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family, adoption, orphan