Kit Kittredge: An American Girl

Release date: June 20, 2008
(NY, LA, CHI, ATL, Dallas; wide: July 2)

Studio: Picturehouse

Director: Patricia Rozema

MPAA Rating: G

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Starring: Jane Krakowski, Wallace Shawn, Stanley Tucci, Joan Cusack, Glenne Headly, Abigail Breslin, Madison Davenport, Willow Smith, Chris O'Donnell, Max Thieriot, Julia Ormond, Zach Mills

Genre: Drama

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Plot Summary:

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 the clever and resourceful Kit Kittredge, a nine-year-old girl growing up in 1934 during America's Great Depression. Introduced in 2000 as the seventh American Girl historical character, Kit Kittredge will be the first one to have her story adapted for a theatrical film. Working in partnership with American Girl for the last five years, Goldsmith-Thomas Productions and Red Om Films have received nominations and awards for their telefilms "Samantha: An American Girl Holiday," "Felicity: An American Girl Adventure," and "Molly: An American Girl on the Home Front."

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