Disclaimer: I received a free copy of this movie from Warner Brothers Entertainment to help facilitate this post. All opinions are my own. Also note this post may contain spoilers
It’s a story as old as time. A girl with big drams left to care for her not-so-nice stepmother and step-siblings. In this sixth installment in the A Cinderella Story movie series, we are once again enchanted by a young girl with big dreams and an even bigger heart.
As with the previous movies in this series, there is much we can learn from Finley our lead character.
3 Lessons I Learned From A Cinderella Story: Starstruck
Lesson 1 – Never Give Up On Your Dreams
In this movie, Finley dreams of being famous. However, her audition doesn’t go as plan. When another chance arises for Finley to audition she find a way to be hard.
Sometimes we don’t always reach our dreams on our first try or even our second or third. But that doesn’t mean we should give up. Believe it or not, failure is a learning lesson. When you fail it is not just failure but a lesson to learn from. Every time you fail at something you learn something valuable to take with you on your next attempt to reach your dreams.
Lesson 2 – Alway Be Yourself
In the movie, Finley goes for her second chance audition but she goes dressed as a character called Huck Finn. She chooses to be someone else to obtain her dream but soon things get messy.
In real life many times we choose to be someone we are not to impress others. But as time goes by trying to keep up the fake person we created can get hard. Being true to yourself is much easier and much more authentic. It is always better to be your true self and be loved for who you truly are.
Lesson 3 – Don’t Let Others Steal Your Dream
In the movie, Finley’s Step Mother tries hard to get Finley removed from the set. She does this by locking her in the barn.
In real life, many times people try to steal your dreams by telling you you’re not good enough. They will tell you lies to keep you rooted in fear so you won’t go after your dreams. But don’t let these people steal your dreams. Go after what you want and work hard for it. Your success is in your hands.
About A Cinderella Story: Starstruck
Finley Tremaine (played by Bailee Madison), a small-town farm girl, longs to spread her wings and soar as an aspiring performer. When a Hollywood film crew arrives in her sleepy town, she is determined to land a role in the production and capture the attention of handsome lead actor Jackson Stone (played by Michael Evans Behling). Unfortunately, a botched audition forces her to change course. Now, disguised as cowboy “Huck,” Finley finally gets her big break. But can she keep the charade a secret from everyone, including her evil stepmother (played by April Telek) and devious step-siblings (played by Lillian Doucet-Roche and Richard Harmon)?
A CINDERELLA STORY: STARSTRUCK is now available on Digital & DVD, and will be coming to HBO Max later this year.
As a Qualified Independent Travel Agent Affiliated With Academy Travel And Mickey Vacations. I Specialize In Planning Disney Vacations. Contact Me HERE For Your FREE No-obligation Quote. Plus as a mobility expert who has visited Disney multiple times, I can help you with most questions.