Little Women Movie Review, Cast and Plot

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Little women is an American coming-of-age drama movie. The movieLittle Women had its world premiere at the Museum of modern art in New York City on the 7th of December, 2019. It was successfully released theatrically in the United States on the 25th of December, 2019 by Sony Pictures Releasing.

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The movie received six nominations at the 92nd Academy Award, which includes; Best Picture, Best Actress, Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Supporting Actress and Best Costume Design

  • Director/Writer: Greta Gerwig
  • Release Date: December 7, 2019 [Museum of Modern Art]

December 25, 2019 (United States)

Cast in Little Women

Below is the cast of in Little Woman Movie

  • Saoirse Ronan  as Josephine ‘Jo’ March
  • Emma Watson as Margaret ‘Meg’ March
  • Florence Pugh  as Amy March
  • Eliza Scanlen  as Elizabeth ‘Beth’ March
  • Laura Dern  as Marmee March
  • Timothee Chalamet as Theodore ‘Laurie’ Laurence
  • Tracy Letta  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
  • Rafael Silva as Friedrich’s Friend
  • Dash Barber as Fred Vaughn
  • Hadley Robinson as Sallie Gardiner Moffat
  • Abbey Quinn as Annie Moffat
  • Maryann Plunkett as Mrs. Kirke

Little Woman Plot

Josephine is a teacher in New York City.  She went to Mr. Dashwood, an editor, and gets a story published subject to considerable editing. Josephine’s sister ‘Amy’ with their Aunt March, in Paris, sees childhood friend Laurie and invites him to a party. At the party, she was angry at Laurie’s drunken behavior, and he mocks her for spending all her time with a wealthy businessman, Fred Vaughn. Josephine met ‘Friedrich Bhaer’ in New York, a professor infatuated with her, and he constructively criticizes her work. Josephine took it personally and cuts their friendship off. She gets a letter stating that her younger sister Elizabeth has gotten sicker, so she returns home.

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On Christmas morning, their mother, ‘Marmee’ asked the girls to give their breakfast to their poor neighbor ‘Mrs. Hummel, and her starving young children. When the girls returned home, they saw their table full of food, provided by Mr. Laurence, and a letter from their father fighting in the American Civil war.

Josephine visits their Aunt March, who invited her to Europe. During a Latin lesson, Laurie saw Amy standing outside, after been hit by her teacher for misbehaving in class, he invites her in before her family comes to take her home.

On Margaret’s wedding day, Josephine tries to convince her to run away, but Margaret tells her she is happy getting married. However, Aunt March told them of her trip to Europe but decided to take Amy instead of Josephine. After the wedding, Laurie admits his feelings for Josephine, but she insists she does not feel the same way for him.

Conclusion

A devastated Amy was revealed by Marmee when returning home with a sick Aunt March. Josephine wonders if she was too quick to turn Laurie down and writes him a letter. On their way back home, Amy tells Laurie she turned down Fred’s Vaughn proposal. The two kisses and later got married on their journey home. On returning home, Laurie catches up with Jo, and they agreed just to be friends. The letter she wrote for Laurie was thrown away by Jo.

The next day, Josephine began to write a novel based on the lives of her and her sisters. She sent the first chapters to Mr. Dashwood, who was unimpressed. Friedrich Bhaer turns up at the March house on his way to California to teach.

In New York, Mr. Dashwood’s daughters find the chapters of Jo’s book and asked him how it ends. Mr. Dashwood agrees to publish the book but finds it unacceptable that the main character in the novel was unmarried. Josephine amends her ending so that the main character, herself, chases after Bhaer and stopped him from going to California. She negotiates copyright and royalties with Mr. Dashwood.

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Josephine inherited Aunt March’s house and opened it as a school. Margaret teaches acting, and Amy teaches art to the school children. Friedrich Bhaer is also shown teaching children at the same school. Josephine watched as printers print her book, titled Little Women’.