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The Education of Little Tree (1997 movie)

2 Ratings: 4.0
A movie directed by Richard Friedenberg

In 1935, an 8-year-old orphaned boy is sent to live in the Tennessee mountains with his grandparents. He doesn't yet know that he is half Cherokee, on his grandmother's side. As he learns about life and the Cherokee "way" from his grandparents, … see full wiki

Release Date: 1997
MPAA Rating: PG
2 reviews about The Education of Little Tree (1997 movie)
review by . July 31, 2009
posted in Movie Hype
Pros: solid acting by the four main characters, scenery     Cons: none for me     The Bottom Line: A good family movie     The Education of Little Tree was an interesting movie that gave me some points I wasn’t aware of about the Cherokee culture. For instance, although I had heard of the Trail of Tears, I never knew the story. I appreciate the fact that they took time to bring this information forward.    But …
review by . March 29, 2009
posted in Movie Hype
This is a beautiful small film. It was an interesting enjoyable hour and 50 minutes. The young boy, Little Tree, is simply fantastic. Grandpa is played to perfection. Grandma feels a bit too young, she must be played by a younger actress dressed and made up to look older. Willow John is simply fantastic.     Great cast, lovely setting, heart warming message, calm slow deliberate editing, and decent production - what is not to like about this film. The one tiny chink in the armour …
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