The Education of Little Tree
James Cromwell stars in this heartwarming adaptation of the acclaimed best-seller about an eight-year-old Cherokee boy in Tennessee’s Smoky Mountains during the 1930s. Little Tree (Joseph Ashton) is sent to live with his mountain-dwelling grandparents after the loss of his mother and father. His new life is filled with joy, discovery, setbacks, triumphs and good friends like mystical Cherokee seer Willow John (Graham Greene).
In 1935 the world was a different place, and there were many who disliked different cultures and religious groups. There were people that did not have much. This story takes Little Tree to the Smokie Mountains to live with his grandparents after the loss of his parents. His Grandfather a “white” man and his Grandmother who is Cherokee try to teach him of their life, a life filled with knowledge and difficult lessons.
Although the story is somewhat intriguing it cannot be awarded our Dove Seal due to the content listed below.