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The Education of Little Tree (1997)

PG
116 min | Drama

Little Tree is an 8-year-old Cherokee boy, who, during the time of the depression, loses his parents and starts to live with his Indian grandma and grandpa and learn the wisdom of the Cherokee way of life.See moreLittle Tree is an 8-year-old Cherokee boy, who, during the time of the depression, loses his parents and starts to live with his Indian grandma and grandpa and learn the wisdom of the Cherokee way of life. Written by Anonymous See less
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Writers
Forrest Carter (novel) | Earl Hamner Jr. (teleplay) (as Earl Hamner) | Don Sipes (teleplay) | Richard Friedenberg (screenplay)
Producer
Composer
Cinematographer
Anastas N. Michos (as Anastas Michos)
Casting Directors
Rene Haynes (as René Haynes) | Vera Miller
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Opening Wknd
$ 1,817
Gross (USA)
$ 323,411
Gross (World)
$ 323,411
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Release date
Dec 25, 1997 (United States)

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33 cast members
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Joseph Ashton
Little Tree / Joshua Little Tree / Joshua   See fewer
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Mika Boorem
Little Girl Little Girl   See fewer
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Christopher Heyerdahl
Pine Billy Pine Billy   See fewer
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Christopher Fennell
Wilburn (as Chris Fennell) Wilburn (as Chris Fennell)   See fewer
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Graham Greene
Willow John Willow John   See fewer
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Leni Parker
Martha Martha   See fewer
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Bill Rowat
Henry Henry   See fewer
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Norris Domingue
Mr. Jenkins Mr. Jenkins   See fewer
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Mark Jeffrey Miller
Preacher Preacher   See fewer
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Gordon Masten
Politician Politician   See fewer
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Howard Rosenstein
Calf's Owner Calf's Owner   See fewer
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Tedd Dillon
Revenuer #1 (as Teddy Lee Dillon) Revenuer #1 (as Teddy Lee Dillon)   See fewer
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James Rae
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Alain Goulem
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Griffith Brewer
Church Man Church Man   See fewer
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Dawn Ford
Church Woman Church Woman   See fewer
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Lisa Bronwyn Moore
Elisabeth Elisabeth   See fewer
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Larry Day
Mr. Lane Mr. Lane   See fewer
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Dean Hagopian
Joe Taylor Joe Taylor   See fewer
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Jonathan Stark
Girl's Father Girl's Father   See fewer
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Pauline Little
Mrs. Higginbotham Mrs. Higginbotham   See fewer
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Peter Colvey
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Michel Perron
Headmaster Headmaster   See fewer
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Victoria Barkoff
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Karentiio Phillips
Older Boy Older Boy   See fewer
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Pierre Boudreau
Pilgrim Pilgrim   See fewer
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Jeff Jeffcoat
Older Little Tree (voice) Older Little Tree (voice)   See fewer
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Rob Carpenter
Coal miner worker (uncredited) Coal miner worker (uncredited)   See fewer
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7.3 / 10 | 1,404 votes