A LITTLE PRINCESS (1995 USA)

Ben Meyers’ rating: 4.6|5.0 Starsìììì

A Little Princess, no matter how many times it is told, manages to hold its classic form and remain true to its story. Director Alfonzo Cuarón, a director with diverse talent in several genres, does not fail his audience in this film. His vision and the fact that he has a terrific casting department pushes this film into the ‘must have for the home library and re-watch multiple times’ status.

Storyline

Due to unpaid tuition, a young female child, who boards at an upper-class boarding school, becomes the hard-used maid rather than the pupil.

Additional Thanks

Thank you to Director Alfonzo Cuarón for directing effort. Thank you to Executive Producers Alan C. Blomquist, Amy Ephron, and Barry Levinson for making the film possible. Additional characters/cast include: Sara Crewe (Liesel Matthews), Miss Minchin (Eleanor Bron), Captain Crewe/Prince Rama (Liam Cunningham), Amelia Minchin (Rusty Schwimmer), Charles Randolph (Arthur Malet), Becky (Vanessa Chester), Ram Dass (Errol Sitahal), Ermengarde (Heather DeLoach), Lavinia (Taylor Fry), Jesse (Darcie Bradford), Betsy (Rachael Bella), and Gertrude (Alexandra Rea-Baum).

Buy a ticket? Yes? No? Maybe?

Yes. This is a terrific child/adult share film. Thank you to all involved in its production and distribution.

Ben Meyers

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