The Adventures of Ociee Nash
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Top Customer Reviews
This movie is well worth a look, definitely something different from the usual fare, and something for the whole family.
Ociee Nash is a precocious child who survives life's most traumatic event with adventure, fun, and optimism.
And don't forget to read the book that this film is based on by Milam Propst: A Flower Blooms on Charlotte Street (and its sequel, Ociee on Her Own).
The McGary Sisters directed and produced their screen adaptation. Their love of this film shows on every frame.
Note: I saw the movie when it was released in select theaters.
As a kid's movie, Ociee Nash works exceedingly well. This is exactly the kind of spirited-away adventure a young girl would love, and it has much to say about building personal strength and developing as an individual, while also showing that even the most difficult people offer something we can learn from. Ociee Nash also has a very positive message about being a woman in a man's world. It's refreshing to find a movie with a classic Disney innocence that can be enjoyed by the entire family.
As mentioned in the above review, the camera work is brilliant, and I agree that in the first few scenes, the acting is a bit stilted, but as the movie progresses, the kids get comfortable with their roles and a wonderful story emerges. Also excellent is the music, the set design, the acting of the secondary talent and the direction. You'd have to have a cold heart not to find something to enjoy about this fresh and wonderful film.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Good movie for little girls. It is getting harder to find appropriate viewing, so I was happy to find this movie.Published 6 months ago by Amazon Customer
Our girls are 8 and 9 and they love this nice, family-friendly movie. They have watched it a dozen times already on car trips.Published 18 months ago by Sheila
I liked Ociee's consistent good nature. Although she didn't like being sent to her Aunt, Ociee made the best of a unhappy, for her, situation.Published on April 17, 2013 by B. Cook
Some of the acting is a little weak/not natural, but it's a cute clean movie and all of my kids love it. Read morePublished on February 21, 2013 by A DeJolie
I would suppose a girl from 7-9 years old would consider this a 5 star movie. For the rest of us it is a three at best. Read morePublished on October 29, 2010 by The Movie Guy
A happy enjoyable movie for the whole family. It is refreshing to see morals in a movie and not trash talking or unwholesome scenes!
Both young and old will love "The Adventures of Ociee Nash." The film takes you back to a gentler age and introduces you to a delightful free spirit of a girl, Ociee Nash. Read morePublished on June 26, 2009 by Joseph Barba
This is a pleasant movie about a young spirited girl from Mississippi who is sent to her prim and proper Aunt's house in Charlotte, North Carolina, to learn how to "be a lady. Read morePublished on July 1, 2008 by CelticWomanFanPiano