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
Amy uses the term "marry rich," which did not exist in 1864. The term used would have been "marry well," which appears several times in Alcott's text. See more »
If she had died it would've been my fault.
She will be fine, the doctor said he didn't even think she'd catch cold.
What is wrong with me? I've made so many resolutions and written sad notes and cried over my sins, but it just doesn't seem to help. When I get in a passion I get so savage I could hurt anyone and I'd enjoy it.
You remind me of myself.
But you're never angry.
I'm angry nearly every day of my life.
I'm not patient by nature, but with nearly forty years of effort I'm learning to ...
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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 »
An enjoyable period drama about the growing up and loves of a group of sisters in 1800's America. Superb acting from the cast and a great depiction of the presentation of the era, although it is all a bit too clean and idyllic at times. There isn't a strong single plot but instead a selection of events which are interesting enough and never dull, although it can feel a bit jumbled at times due to all the flashbacks.
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