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The Greening of Whitney Brown (2011)

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Whitney, a spoiled pre-teen from Philadelphia, is forced to move to the country when her parents feel the squeeze of economic hard times. A fish out of water, far from her comfort zone, she... See full summary »

Writer:

Gail Gilchriest

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Cast

Credited cast:
Sammi Hanratty ... Whitney Brown
Brooke Shields ... Joan Brown
Aidan Quinn ... Henry Brown
Kris Kristofferson ... Dusty Brown
Charlotte Matthews Charlotte Matthews ... Lindsay
Keith David ... Clerk
Slade Pearce ... Ben
Anna Colwell ... Alicia
Natalia Dyer ... Lily
Lily Rashid ... Olivia
Kodie Lake Kodie Lake ... Zack
Cameron Gaskins Cameron Gaskins ... Josh
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Nicky Buggs ... Home EC Teacher
Gerald Duckworth Gerald Duckworth ... Rich Man from Philly
Ime Etuk ... Cab Driver
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Storyline

Whitney, a spoiled pre-teen from Philadelphia, is forced to move to the country when her parents feel the squeeze of economic hard times. A fish out of water, far from her comfort zone, she befriends an amazing horse, and undertakes a misguided journey back to her old life, only to discover that her family is her home. Written by Charles Mason

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Life unfolds wherever you are.

Genres:

Adventure | Family

Certificate:

9 | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 January 2015 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

Het nieuwe leven van Whitney Brown See more »

Filming Locations:

Bowersville, Georgia See more »

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Budget:

$9,500,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The horse was a Gypsy Vanner imported from Ireland named Odd Job Bob. See more »

Goofs

Early in the film the horse, Bob, is shown in a head shot close-up and he is wearing a bridle. The next shot shows no bridle. See more »

Connections

Featured in Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Episode #2.18 (2011) See more »

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We All Shine On
Written by Michael Lloyd, Greg O'Connor
Produced by Michael Lloyd, Greg O'Connor
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horrible and annoying young actor
19 January 2012 | by rightwingisevilSee all my reviews

i just can't believe that the casting job would be THAT difficult to find a better and more likable young actor to play this her-titled movie. she actually just looked like a brat, a spoiled, heartless, feeling-less shallow materialistic teen. and i also couldn't believe in that particular school, girls were so annoyingly disgusting and so formulaic portrayed in such typical Hollywood movie. neither could i believe anything happened in this movie even it claimed to be a comedy. father lost his job, then immediately declared he's bankrupted, only this scenario i can believe, because it's typical American. when you got a job with a steady huge income, the whole family members would engage in a shopping spree day in and day out, but once the job was cut, then there's nothing left right away. it's the American consumer paradise funded on regular incomes. this movie cast two adult actors who i like a lot, but the girl who plays their daughter just like a nice soup ruined by a tiny fly. what a waste. and the comedy is still trying to have this family full of fun? it only happens in the movie.


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