Felicity: An American Girl Adventure

Felicity: An American Girl Adventure is the second in the series of American Girl film series. It is a made-for-television drama film that is based on the American Girl children's books written by Valerie Tripp, and was released in November 29, 2005. The teleplay was written by Anna Sandor.[3]

An American Girl Adventure
Written byAnna Sandor
Valerie Tripp (author of "The American Girl Collection")
Directed byNadia Tass
StarringShailene Woodley[1]
Marcia Gay Harden
Robinne Fanfair[2]
Music byChris Hajian
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
ProducersTerry Gould
Stephanie Langhoff
Running time86 minutes
Production companiesRevolution Studios
Red Om Films
American Girl
Warner Bros. Television
DistributorWarner Bros. Television Distribution
Original networkThe WB
Original releaseNovember 29, 2005 (2005-11-29)[3]

The film revolves around Felicity Merriman's adventures during the onset of the American Revolution.


Ten-year-old Felicity Merriman is growing up in Williamsburg, Virginia, just before the American Revolution. High-spirited and independent, Felicity decides to tame a wild horse owned by a leather maker/tanner, Jiggy Nye, who mistreats the horse. Even though her parents forbid her, she runs off to be with the horse, which Felicity names Penny. She eventually tames Penny and the two become fast friends.

Meanwhile, tension grows between the colonists. Some, including Felicity’s father and his apprentice, Ben, wish for independence from the king of England. Others, like Felicity’s grandfather and her best friend, Elizabeth, remain loyal to the king.



The film received mixed reviews, earning an average score of 63 out of 100 on the aggregator site Metacritic.[7]


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