The Great Gilly Hopkins

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Gilly Hopkins is the meanest girl in town: she has a birth mother she has never seen and has moved from one foster home to another. Learning that she will be sent to a new home, she wastes no time stirring trouble. Then she meets a woman named Trotter, who wants to be the mother Gilly needs. With Gilly posing a challenge, Trotter must prove a good relationship will benefit both of them.

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Canadian actress Sophie Nélisse carries this sturdy children's novel adaptation from the author of 'Bridge to Terabithia.'
40d ago
In this hokey but effective adaptation of Katherine Paterson's 1978 young-adult novel, thirteen-year-old Gilly Hopkins (Sophie Nélisse), who's spent her life in foster care, arr...
40d ago
“The Great Gilly Hopkins” is a spectacularly foursquare “family is what you make it” redemption story.
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The Great Gilly Hopkins is faithful to the letter but not always the spirit.
40d ago
The title character is a child, but two adult actors, Kathy Bates and Glenn Close, really give “The Great Gilly Hopkins” its considerable heart. This movie, though uneven, is af...
40d ago
Kathy Bates, Glenn Close and Octavia Spencer star in this adaptation of Katherine Paterson's acclaimed 1978 YA novel.
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