Common Sense Note
Parents need to know that the movie explores some sensitive storylines, such as socioeconomic differences and how children cope with the death of parents -- the main character is an orphan being raised by her grandmother. The DVD does a good, thoughtful job of addressing these issues.
A couple kiss at their wedding.
A young factory worker is injured when his finger gets caught in a sewing machine. The injury is not seen, but it's implied that it's fairly gruesome.
Accepting change with grace, preserving memories of loved ones, helping those who are less fortunate, learning when to ask for help. The cruel operator of an orphanage doesn't get away with her bad behavior.
The movie is based on Samantha, a doll in the popular "American Girl" collection. Although the movie itself does not include products, the packaging includes a coupon for $10 off an American Girl purchase. A special feature provides a tour of the American Girl store in New York City, which sells a variety of merchandise related to the dolls.
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