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Kit Kittredge: An American Girl (2008) - Movie Details

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91 min.
Release Date
June 20, 2008 (Limited)
July 2, 2008
DVD Release Date
October 28, 2008 (Buy on Amazon)
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Running Time
91 minutes
MPAA Rating
Rated G

Academy Award nominee Abigail Breslin ("Little Miss Sunshine") will star as Kit Kittredge in the film. Produced by HBO Films, Elaine Goldsmith-Thomas and Marisa Yeres, from Goldsmith-Thomas Productions, in association with Julia Roberts and Lisa Gillan from Red Om Films, and Ellen L. Brothers of American Girl, Inc., the film is written by Ann Peacock ("A Lesson Before Dying," "The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe") and tells the story of... Full synopsis »

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Review by Robert Bell (B-)

Stepping away from the X-rated exploits of HBO's Tell Me You Love Me, Patricia Rozema has taken on some decidedly lighter material with Kit Kittredge, a depression era G-rated Nancy Drew that is based on the popular "American Girl" doll line.  It seems logical that a movie based on a plush doll line of merchandise that professes "dress like your doll" as a selling point would be facile and salable, however, the film features some guileless didactics with a heartwarming centre that is only occasionally contrived.  Full movie review »
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