Shamefully I must admit to being pretty ignorant of “Little Women”. I’ve heard of it most of my life, but I’ve never read Louisa May Alcott’s classic novel nor have I watched any of the previous seven film adaptations. So what changed with this newest version? Several things, specifically Greta Gerwig, Saoirse Ronan, and Florence Pugh.
This is Gerwig’s followup to her Oscar-nominated “Lady Bird”. She once again serves as writer and director for this period drama that follows the March sisters in the 1860s. It’s said Gerwig’s version will focus on the sisters as young adults and the new trailer shows that there is plenty of good ground to cover. With an exciting director, a fabulous cast, and an enchanting story, this could be a really big end-of-the-year movie.
The eighth film adaption of “Little Women” hits theaters December 25th. Check out the trailer below and let me know if you’ll be seeing it or giving it a pass.