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Little Women (1994)

PG  |   |  Drama, Romance  |  25 December 1994 (USA)
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The March sisters live and grow in post-Civil War America.

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With their father away fighting in the Civil War, Jo, Meg, Beth and Amy grow up with their mother in somewhat reduced circumstances. They are a close family who inevitably have their squabbles and tragedies. But the bond holds even when, later, men friends start to become a part of the household. Written by Jeremy Perkins {J-26}

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The story that has Lived in our hearts For generations, Now comes to the screen For the holidays See more »

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Rated PG for two uses of mild language | See all certifications »

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$15,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

£3,129,439 (UK) (19 May 1995)
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Costumes are handed down from older sister to younger, to underline both the family's poverty and the connections between sisters. Jo's red plaid dress worn to the ball where she meets Laurie is worn the following Christmas by Beth when she comes down the stairs after being ill; Jo and Beth are close to each other, as Meg and Amy are close to each other. Meg's blue striped dress that she doesn't end up wearing to Belle Gardiner's debut ball is worn years later by Amy in the scene where she announces she's going to Europe with Aunt March. See more »

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Before running into Friedrich on the street, the hem of Jo's dress is soaked in mud. Afterward, in his apartment, it is clean. See more »

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Dr. Bangs: There is nothing to be done. If I bleed her, it would finish her. Best send for the mother.
Laurie: Forgive me. I have already done so. Mrs. March arrives on the train this night.
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Leïla ! Leïla ! Dieu puissant
from opera "Les pêcheurs de perles", Acte 2. No 9
Composed by Georges Bizet
Performed by Barbara Hendricks and John Aler with Orchestre du Capitole de Toulouse
Conducted by Michel Plasson
Courtesy of EMI Classics
Under license from CEMA Special Markets
(P) 1989 EMI Pathé Marconi S.A.
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16 August 2005 | by (Netherlands) – See all my reviews

I had to give this one a 10 rating. It is the best film of all time. I really love this one. It is extremely well casted. All the young actresses and actors are now megastars. All the colours are great the costumes and the lights and production designs. The PD is a dutchman!!! I listened to the directors commentary and I really learned that this was a project in which the makers put their hearts in.

This film is all heart.Warm!

To some people it may be a bit to sugarcoated. If you are a macho don't watch it. The rest of you .....don't miss it.

If there are 10 things you have to do before you die reading the book and watching the film must be on that list.

The title LITTLE WOMEN is nice but gives you the wrong idea. It's not just for little girls.


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