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PG| 1 hr. 58 min.

Plot Summary
In this 1994 adaptation of Louisa May Alcott's classic, the March sisters confront growing pains, financial shortages, family tragedies and romantic rivalries in mid-19th-century Massachusetts. Jo (Winona Ryder) struggles for independence and sometimes clashes with her beloved mother and her sisters Meg, Amy and Beth. She also contends with their cranky Aunt March, their impulsive neighbor Laurie (Christian Bale) and kindly linguistics professor Friedrich Bhaer (Gabriel Byrne).

Cast: Winona Ryder , Gabriel Byrne , Trini Alvarado , Samantha Mathis , Kirsten Dunst , Claire Danes , Christian Bale , Eric Stoltz

Director: Gillian Armstrong

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Columbia Pictures, Columbia Tristar

Little Women (1994)

Release Date: December 21st, 1994|1 hr. 58 min.

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fan reviews ( 2 )
  • Meticulously crafted, and warmly acted by a cast that includes Winona Ryder as Jo and Susan Sarandon as her mother, the devoted Marmee, Little Women is one of the rare Hollywood studio films that invites your attention, slowly and elegantly, rather than propelling your interest with effects and easy manipulation. show more

  • Director Gillian Armstrong takes the delicate snow globe that is Little Women and gives it a bold new shake. [21 Dec 1994] show more

  • Ms. Armstrong's Little Women, which has enough sugar to make your teeth sing, if not your heart. [29 Dec 1994] show more

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  • November 08, 2012 Marje
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    One of the best lassics I have ever watched, and I have watched it a hundred times.

  • December 17, 2009 Triciagatorslady
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    I AM HOOKED. I HAVE WATCHED THIS MOVIE SEVERAL TIMES AND NEVER GET TIRED OF IT. SPLENDID ACTING!!!

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