Little Women is a 2019 American romantic drama film directed by Greta Gerwig and produced by Amy Pascal, Denise Di Novi and Robin Swicord. The screenplay was written by Greta Gerwig and is based on the novel Little Women by Louisa May Alcott.
Rated: PG (movie contains thematic elements and brief smoking)
Run Time: 2h 15min
Release Date: December 25, 2019 (USA)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Director: Greta Gerwig
Studio: Columbia Pictures / Sony Pictures Releasing
Budget: $40 Million
Box Office: $146.6 Million
Little Women stars Saoirse Ronan, Emma Watson, Florence Pugh, Eliza Scanlen, Laura Dern, Timothee Chalamet, Tracy Letts, Bob Odenkirk, James Norton, Louis Garrel, Jayne Houdyshell, Chris Cooper and Meryl Streep.
Little Women is set in the 1860′ New England, in the aftermath of the American Civil War, the story follows the lives of four sisters, Jo (Saoirse Ronan), Meg (Emma Watson), Amy (Florence Pugh) and Beth (Eliza Scanlen) as they come of age. Though all very different from each other, the March sisters stand by each other through difficult and changing times.
Jo March lives in New York and makes her living as a writer, while her sister Amy studies painting in Paris. Amy has a chance encounter with Theodore, a childhood crush who proposed to Jo but was ultimately rejected. Their oldest sibling, Meg, is married to a schoolteacher, while shy sister Beth, an aspiring pianist, develops a devastating illness that brings the family back together.
“There are some natures too noble to curb, and too lofty to bend.” – Marmee March
“Talent isn’t genius. An no amount of energy can make it so.” – Amy March
“Just because my dreams are different than yours, it doesn’t mean they’re unimportant.” – Meg March
“I suppose marriage has always been an economic proposition, even in fiction.” – Jo March
Official Movie Trailer
Saoirse Ronan as Jo March
Emma Watson as Meg March
Florence Pugh as Amy March
Eliza Scanlen as Beth March
Laura Dern as Marmee March
Timothee Chalamet as Theodore ‘Laurie’ Laurence
Tracy Letts as Mr. Dashwood
Bob Odenkirk as Father March
James Norton as John Brooke
Louis Garrel as Friedrich Bhaer
Jayne Houdyshell as Hannah
Chris Cooper as Mr. Laurence
Meryl Streep as Aunt March