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Little Women (2019)

Movie review by
Sandie Angulo Chen, Common Sense Media
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All-star cast in latest adaptation of classic Alcott novel.
  • December 25, 2019
  • PG
  • 2019

What parents need to know

Parents need to know that Little Women is director Greta Gerwig's adaptation of Louisa May Alcott's classic novel. It tells the story of the four March sisters -- aspiring writer Jo (Saoirse Ronan), responsible Meg (Emma Watson), talented painter Amy (Florence Pugh), and shy, musical Beth (Eliza Scanlen) -- during and after the American Civil War. All four sisters are determined to live their lives on their own terms. Together, they support each other through struggles, sickness, death, and love. Timothee Chalamet, Laura Dern, and Meryl Streep co-star. Fans of the book or previous film adaptations will know to expect heavy themes, sad moments, and some smoking, but this could be a great way to introduce tweens and teens to the classic story.

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For kids who love dramas

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