In the years after the Civil War, Jo March (Saoirse Ronan) lives in New York City and makes her living as a writer, while her sister Amy March (Florence Pugh) studies painting in Paris. Amy has a chance encounter with Theodore "Laurie" Laurence (Timothée Chalamet), a childhood crush who proposed to Jo, but was ultimately rejected. Their oldest sibling, Meg March (Emma Watson), is married to a schoolteacher, while shy sister Beth (Eliza Scanlen) develops a devastating illness that brings the family back together.Written by
According to Florence Pugh, Amy's big speech to Theodore "Laurie" Laurence (Timothée Chalamet) about marriage was given to her by writer and director Greta Gerwig a few minutes before they were due to shoot the scene. It was handwritten on a piece of scrap paper. See more »
(at approx. 01:09:50) When Beth says "...and before anyone knew or paid you" to Jo, her mouth is not moving. See more »
Well, I believe we have some power over who we love, it isn't something that just happens to a person.
Theodore 'Laurie' Laurence:
I think the poets might disagree.
Well. I'm not a poet, I'm just a woman. And as a woman I have no way to make money, not enough to earn a living and support my family. Even if I had my own money, which I don't, it would belong to my husband the minute we were married. If we had children they would belong to him, not me. They would be his property. So don't sit there and tell me that marriage ...
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The Columbia Pictures logo is the 1990s version, paying homage to Little Women (1994), the previous adaptation of the novel, which the studio had also worked on. See more »
Really well done, didn't expect before going to theatre but the director has been able to mix a great performance from all the actors with a well-done screenplay. Not the normal Little Woman, a personal version of Greta Gerwig.
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