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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 her own terms.

Director:

Greta Gerwig

Writers:

Greta Gerwig (written for the screen by), 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 ... Laurie
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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Storyline

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 Jwelch5742

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Genres:

Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Trivia

Included among the "1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die", edited by Steven Schneider. See more »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

Jo March: If she had died it would've been my fault.
Marmee March: She will be fine, the doctor said he didn't even think she'd catch cold.
Jo March: 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.
Marmee March: You remind me of myself.
Jo March: But you're never angry.
Marmee March: I'm angry nearly every day of my life.
Jo March: You are?
Marmee March: I'm not patient by nature, but with nearly forty years of effort I'm learning to ...
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Crazy Credits

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 »

Connections

Referenced in Lights Out with David Spade: Episode #1.92 (2020) See more »

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L'Étincelle, Op. 20
Written by Louis Moreau Gottschalk
Arranged by Colin Fowler
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Enjoyable with superb acting
29 December 2019 | by sbweightmanSee all my reviews

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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Country:

USA

Language:

English | French

Release Date:

25 December 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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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:

$108,101,214

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$216,601,214
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Dolby Atmos | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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