The Ballad of Lucy Whipple

Movie review by Brian Costello, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 15+

Gold-rush-era heroine deals with issues like abuse, suicide.

NR 2001 90 minutes

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age 10+

great family western - a coming of age story empowering for girls

It's a great movie about a widow who takes her three kids west to a California gold mine town to run a boarding house - and her oldest daughter's coming of age story

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