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Offline David In Indy

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The Education of Little Tree
« on: March 29, 2007, 02:54:15 am »


A young and orphaned Cherokee boy is raised by his White Grandfather and Native American Grandmother in the mountains of Tennessee during the 1930's. A beautiful, gentle movie and a definite "tear jerker".

My boyfriend (from England) and I watched this tonight. I have seen it many times before, but this is one of those movies that never gets old. It is a story of tolerance, acceptance, love and forgiveness. Since I am part Native American, it reminds me of all my people had to endure, even within the past century.

The Education of Little Tree

Starring:

Joseph Ashton as Little Tree

James Cromwell as "Granpa"

Tantoo Cardinal as "Granma"

Graham Greene as Willow John

HIGHLY Recommended!


Scenes from the movie:














(The next is a post production scene:)





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Re: The Education of Little Tree
« Reply #1 on: March 29, 2007, 03:19:59 am »
I love this movie too David!  We have it on DVD and I probably watch it at least once a year.  Lovely, gentle film.  You are the only other person besides my family I've ever met who had even heard of it!  :D
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Re: The Education of Little Tree
« Reply #2 on: March 29, 2007, 08:23:36 pm »
I love this movie too David!  We have it on DVD and I probably watch it at least once a year.  Lovely, gentle film.  You are the only other person besides my family I've ever met who had even heard of it!  :D

This is strange Dottie, because YOU are the only person besides me and a few select friends who had seen the movie!  :D

I think ANYONE who loves Brokeback Mountain would love The Education of Little Tree. The central message in both movies is the same - tolerance, acceptance and love. And it takes place in the mountains too!  :)

It looks like our Little Tree (Joseph Ashton) is growing up though. Here's a fairly recent picture of him...



Time flies, doesn't it?  :)


Here's a few more scenes from the movie...

(I have NO idea why some of these pictures are in black & white, because the movie is entirely in color.)


















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Re: The Education of Little Tree
« Reply #3 on: April 02, 2007, 09:47:55 pm »
I have never heard of this movie but thanks for posting. I'm gong to look into it. Sounds wonderful.

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Re: The Education of Little Tree
« Reply #4 on: April 05, 2007, 08:10:10 pm »
I have never heard of this movie but thanks for posting. I'm gong to look into it. Sounds wonderful.

It is a wonderful movie! I hope you do look into it. I'm sure you will like love it!

If you don't, I'll ask Phillip to deduct 100 from my post count!  ;)  :D
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Re: The Education of Little Tree
« Reply #5 on: April 06, 2007, 02:28:10 pm »
LOL. I see it is available from Amazon. It will probably be in my next order.  :)

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Re: The Education of Little Tree
« Reply #6 on: May 10, 2007, 01:47:22 pm »
OMG!
Just saw this thread.
I LOVE this movie!
It's such a great story and so well acted.
I'm glad others have seen it. no one I know ever knows what the hell I'm talking about if I mention it.
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