The first look at the new adaptation of the Louisa May Alcott book Little Women shows the girl power side of the March sisters. It’s the eighth film of the book and is set in 1860s New England after the American Civil War. With Lady Bird director Greta Gerwig behind the camera, the film has…
The first look at the new adaptation of the Louisa May Alcott bookLittle Womenshows the girl power side of the March sisters.
It’s the eighth film of the book and is set in 1860s New England after the American Civil War.
WithLady Birddirector Greta Gerwig behind the camera, the film has an all star cast of Saoirse Ronan, Emma Watson, Florence Pugh, Timothee Chalamet, Meryl Streep and Laura Dern.
Ronan portrays an aspiring writer who is working on a novel about her life and sisters, who are determined to live their life on their own terms.
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“Make it short and spicy,” an editor advises.
“And if the main character is a girl, make sure she’s married at the end.”
But, Jo sets out to prove women are more than just wives.
“Women, they have minds and they have souls as well as just hearts,” Ronan’s Jo says in the trailer.
“And they’ve got ambition and they’ve got talent as well as just beauty. And I’m so sick of people saying that love is just all a women is fit for.”
Little Womenhits New Zealand cinemas on January 2, 2020.