Eloise at the Plaza

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Eloise at the Plaza ★★½ 2003

Hyperactive adaptation of the first of Kay Thompsn's books about six-year-old enfant terrible Eloise (Vassilieva), who lives with her mother at the Plaza Hotel in New York. Mom is away in Paris, so it's up to Nanny (Andrews) to try to reign in her charge's exuberant behavior and frequently disastrous schemes. This time Eloise is determined to attend the prestigious Debutante's Ball that is being held at the Plaza, despite her age (and the lack of an invitation). 90m/C VHS, DVD . Sofia Vassilieva, Julie Andrews, Jeffrey Tambor, Kenneth Welsh, Debra Monk, Jonas Chernick, Christine Baranski; D: Kevin Lima; W: Janet Brownell; C: James Chressanthis; M: Bruce Broughton. TV