The Great Gilly Hopkins

A feisty foster kids outrageous scheme to be reunited with her birth mother has unintended consequences in The Great Gilly Hopkins, a funny, poignant and inspiring new movie from the creators of Bridge to Terabithia. Gilly Hopkins has seen more than her share of foster homes. Abandoned by her mother as a baby, Gilly makes it her mission not to need anyonenot her earnest social worker Ellis, her dedicated teacher Miss Harris or her tenaciously sociable classmate Agnesand certainly not her new foster mother Mamie Trotter. In an effort to escape Trotters endlessly loving care, Gilly concocts a plan that she believes will bring her mother running to her rescue. But when the ploy blows up in Gillys face it threatens to ruin the only chance shes ever had to be part of a real family. Based on Katherine Patersons award-winning novel, The Great Gilly Hopkins is a hilarious, big-hearted and wildly entertaining film for the entire family.

Year: 2015
Genre: Comedy, Children's & Family Theatre
Country: USA
Director: Stephen Herek
Starring: Glenn Close, Kathy Bates, Sophie Nelisse
Duration: 99 Minutes
Rating: PG - Coarse language.
Location in store: Childrens/Family Theatre



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