LITTLE WOMEN – Review by Brandy McDonnell

Beloved by generations of female readers, Alcott’s tale of four sisters growing up in genteel poverty in 1860s Massachusetts remains one of the few American literary classics penned by a woman. Published in two volumes in 1868 and 1869, it unfurled the lives of the March girls in chronological order, starting with their teen years into their becoming “Little Women.”

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LITTLE WOMEN (2019) – Review by MaryAnn Johanson

Did we need another film version of Louisa May Alcott’s classic novel? Turns out the answer is a resounding “Hell, yes!” Writer-director Greta Gerwig has given us an absolute treasure of a movie, one that is, for a wonder, hugely faithful to the book in the broad sweep yet also skeptical of it in just the right way.

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