Pollyanna is a 2003 ITV film based on the bestselling Pollyanna written by late American author Eleanor H. Porter in the early twentieth century about a happy-go-lucky young girl who brings joy everywhere she goes. The book is set in Vermont, America, but the film is set in the English countryside. The film stars Amanda Burton as Aunt Polly and Georgina Terry as Pollyanna.
Pollyanna (Georgina Terry) is a young girl whose father, a Reverend, has recently passed away. As her mother died when she was born, she has no one to look after her, so she goes to live with her wealthy aunt, Miss Polly Harrington (Amanda Burton). When she arrives in the village, she is greeted by her aunt, who acts extremely coldly towards her. However, Pollyanna does not take it personally, and continues to be a happy girl. She finds comfort in the servants, Nancy (Kate Ashfield), the maid, Tim (Tom Ellis), the driver and Old Tom (Tom Bell), the gardener, who even remembers Pollyanna's mother as he has worked for the Harringtons for a very long time. Pollyanna opens her room window, much to her aunt's annoyance, to get some air, and lets the flies in. She tries to talk about her father with her aunt, but her