the little princess

Sarah is a wealthy girl whose father always spoiled her, giving her everything she ever wanted. When WWI breaks out, her father goes off to war, and he leaves Sarah at a fancy boarding school, asking the headmistress to take good care of her. Everything goes well at first but when her father is killed at war and Sarah can no longer pay her tuition, the headmistress becomes abusive and forces Sarah to become a maid. Sarah befriends another maid and together they try to overcome the painful isolation of their lives.