So Far From Home


28m 1999

Brief Synopsis

Special based on the Scholastic book series that tells fictional stories about heroic young women during important periods in American history. Set in 1847, this story follows the struggles of a newly arrived, young Irish immigrant girl as she deals with prejudice and miserable working conditions in

Film Details

Also Known As
Dear America (10/14/99)
Release Date
1999
Production Company
Scholastic Entertainment Inc.

Technical Specs

Duration
28m

Synopsis

Special based on the Scholastic book series that tells fictional stories about heroic young women during important periods in American history. Set in 1847, this story follows the struggles of a newly arrived, young Irish immigrant girl as she deals with prejudice and miserable working conditions in a Lowell, Massachusetts, textile mill while trying to save enough money to bring her parents to the United States. When Mary is called to testify in court about a murder her friend Sean did not commit, she faces her harshest test.

Film Details

Also Known As
Dear America (10/14/99)
Release Date
1999
Production Company
Scholastic Entertainment Inc.

Technical Specs

Duration
28m

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