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Little Women (1994)

 -  Drama | Romance  -  21 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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Save a place in your heart for the unforgettable story of these... LITTLE WOMEN See more »

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

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21 December 1994 (USA)  »

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$15,000,000 (estimated)

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£3,129,439 (UK) (19 May 1995)
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Trivia

The set designer patterned the interiors after the layout of Orchard House, Louisa May Alcott's family home in Concord, Massachusetts. This is the house she lived in while writing the book, and she imagined its events taking place there. See more »

Goofs

In the scene where Mrs. March withdraws Amy from the school, Amy is shown eating what are clearly fresh-baked chocolate chip cookies. The chocolate chip cookie was not invented until 1930, more than half a century after the Civil War. See more »

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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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This timeless classic pulls at the heart strings.
11 October 1998 | by (Ohio) – See all my reviews

A film so beautiful, lovely, and true that it will remain in your heart long after. All the parts played flawlessly, a location which is evocative of Alcott's beloved Concord, Massachusetts. Family life at its best. I highly recommend this film and the book written by Louisa May Alcott. They are timeless classics.


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