Little Women is the seventh film adaptation of the 1868 novel of the same name by Louisa May Alcott.
Little Women is an American coming-of-age period drama with 6 nominations in Academy Awards 2020.
Great Gerwig’s new screen adaptation makes some of tis strongest points about the nature of love, its aches, its sacrifices, its disappointments.
Soairse Ronan play Josephine Jo March, the eldest of the March sisters.
Principal photography was done in Boston, Massachusetts as well as Lancaster, Harvard, and Concord. A visually gorgeous period drama, the film poses a question of eternal relevance – How can a person be unselfish without annihilating herself?
Positive reviews welcomed the movie. Joe Morgenstern of Wall Street Journal said ‘The adaptation is faithful to its historical roots, yet it runs on contemporary energy.’
Little Women is nominated for six categories in Academy Award 2020:
- Best Motion Picture: Amy Pascal
- Best Adapted Screenplay: Greta Gerwig, based on the novel by Louisa May Alcott
- Best Actress in Leading Role: Saoirse Ronan as Josephine “Jo” March
- Best Actress in A Supporting Role: Florence Pugh as Amy March
- Best Original Score: Alexandre Desplat
- Best Costume Design: Jacqueline Durran