Release date: June 20, 2008
Genre: Family/Comedy/DramaDirector: Patricia Rozema
Producer(s): Elaine Goldsmith-Vein, Ellen L. Brothers, Lisa Roberts Gillan
Screenplay: Ann Peacock
Cast: Abigail Breslin, Joan Cusack, Chris O’Donnell, Max Thieriot, Stanley Tucci, Julia Ormond, Glenne Headly, Wallace Shawn, Zach Mills
Official Site: kitkittredge.com
Available film art: Kit Kittredge movie posters
Academy Award® nominee Abigail Breslin (“Little Miss Sunshine”) will star as Kit Kittredge in the film. Produced by HBO Films, Elaine Goldsmith-Thomas and Marisa Yeres, from Goldsmith-Thomas Productions, in association with Julia Roberts and Lisa Gillan from Red Om Films, and Ellen L. Brothers of American Girl, Inc., the film is written by Ann Peacock (“A Lesson Before Dying,” “The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe”) and tells the story of the clever and resourceful Kit Kittredge, a nine-year-old girl growing up in 1934 during America’s Great Depression.