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Little Women (2019)

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Jo March reflects back and forth on her life, telling the beloved story of the March sisters - four young women each determined to live life on their own terms.

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Greta Gerwig

Writers:

Greta Gerwig, Louisa May Alcott (based on the novel by)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Saoirse Ronan ... Jo March
Emma Watson ... Meg March
Florence Pugh ... Amy March
Eliza Scanlen ... Beth March
Laura Dern ... Marmee March
Timothée Chalamet ... Theodore 'Laurie' Laurence
Tracy Letts ... Mr. Dashwood
Bob Odenkirk ... Father March
James Norton ... John Brooke
Louis Garrel ... Friedrich Bhaer
Jayne Houdyshell ... Hannah
Chris Cooper ... Mr. Laurence
Meryl Streep ... Aunt March
Rafael Silva ... Friedrich's Friend
Mason Alban ... Friedrich's Friend
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Jo March reflects back and forth on her life, telling the beloved story of the March sisters - four young women each determined to live life on their own terms.

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Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for thematic elements and brief smoking. | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English | French

Release Date:

25 December 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Little Women See more »

Filming Locations:

Concord, Massachusetts, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$40,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$16,755,310, 29 December 2019

Gross USA:

$86,691,052

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$130,991,052
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Atmos | Dolby Digital (Dolby Amots+Vision)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

With her role as Jo March, this is the second time that Saoirse Ronan has portrayed one of Katharine Hepburn's iconic roles after Mary, Queen of Scots (in which she played the title character in Mary Queen of Scots (2018)). She also shared a common bond with Winona Ryder, who played Jo in the 1994 version of Little Women (1994). Ronan also played Abigail Williams in the 2016 Broadway revival of "The Crucible", the same role that Ryder played in the 1996 film. See more »

Goofs

When Friedrich is reading Jo's stories and offering his critiques, he alternates between holding a newspaper clipping and a book, depending on the camera angle. See more »

Quotes

Theodore 'Laurie' Laurence: That's my grandfather. Are you scared of him?
Jo March: I'm not scared of anyone! He looks stern, but my grandfather was much more handsome.
Marmee March: Jo! We do not compare grandfathers!
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Crazy Credits

The original 1993-2006 version of the current Columbia Pictures logo appears at the beginning, paying homage to the studio's previous 1994 film adaptation of the story, which starred Winona Ryder as Jo March. See more »


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Hart's Lancer's Quadrille: La Finale
Written by Josef Binns Hart
Arranged by Colin Fowler
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Never read the book, didn't know the story but my god I loved this film
17 December 2019 | by coombsstephenSee all my reviews

If Saoirse Ronan doesn't win an Oscar for this then I will be shocked. It's a brilliant film on all counts but her performance is the icing on the cake.

The film is a real emotional rollercoaster with the story, plot and pace all on point. All the acting is very good and it completely absorbs you.

My only reservation is knowing nothing about the book before I may have been taken by the story rather than the film but if I am the film isn't half bad anyway.


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