Kit Kittredge: An American Girl

Synopsis: 'Kit Kittredge: An American Mystery' centers around a young girl living in the struggles of the Great Depression. 10 year old Kit lives in a boarding house her parents own in Cincinnati, Ohio. She has a passion for writing, & dreams of having something of hers put in the local paper someday. With the help of her friends, Sterling & Ruthie, will her dream finally come true?
Genre: Drama, Family
Director(s): Patricia Rozema
Production: Picturehouse
  2 wins & 5 nominations.
 
IMDB:
6.6
Metacritic:
63
Rotten Tomatoes:
79%
G
Year:
2008
101 min
$17,533,514
Website
124 Views


I can't let you leave hungry.

Better be quick. I've already seen|Mrs. Culver dive headfirst into the nuts.

Who knows what she'll do|when she sees the sandwiches?

Please, take it as an advance.

Go on.

All right, as an advance. Thank you.

- We'll be working it off in the morning.|- See you then.

Let's go, Countee.|- Ahem.

My husband says let them go hungry.|It's the only way to keep them out of town.

Oh, Louise.

Can't help but think|that those boys are someone's children too.

Hmm.

Will, come on.

Okay, everybody. In your places.

"Member-o-belia."

Eleanor Roosevelt. Amelia Earhart.

Kit, Ruthie, Frances...

...and soon, Florence.

Do you, Florence Stone...

...swear to be true to the treehouse Club|and only the treehouse Club...

...as long as you shall live?

I do.

And if anyone should ask you|to join the 9th Street Club?

I will laugh in their faces.

You're supposed to say, "I will decline."

I will decline...

...and laugh.|- Ha, ha.

Now Ruthie will get the sacred water|off the sacred shelf.

I already did. It's in the sacred bowl.

Good.

Now treehouse members|and potential treehouse members...

...take your right hand,|and place it in the bowl.

We are one.

Now place two fingers|over your heart, like so...

...for the sacred treehouse pledge.

All together:

Gwanga, gwanga, galoolie...

...kariba, kariba, kariv.

- I swear to be true to the...|Betty Lou!

Robert, do something!

Sir...?|Yep.

We're gonna be okay then.|No, save that.

- Frances, look.|That's your bed.

- What does that mean?|My furniture.

"Foreclosure by order of the bank."

That means|the bank's taking our house away.

Ruthie, isn't that your father's bank?

Can you ask your father to give it back?

Just let them go. Betty Lou!|Just let them go.

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