The primary have a look at the 8th movie adaptation of Louisa Might Alcott’s cherished 1869 novel of the similar identify a couple of workforce of ladies coming of age in post-Civil Warfare The us used to be launched on Tuesday, marking the arriving of a big contender come awards season.
The movie reunites the “Woman Fowl” director with actors Saoirse Ronan and Timothée Chalamet, who play the strong-willed Jo March ― a private hero for Gerwig ― and boy subsequent door Theodore “Laurie” Laurence.
“Sharp Gadgets” breakout Eliza Scanlan (Beth), “Midsommar” megastar Florence Pugh (Amy) and Emma Watson (Meg) play the remainder March sisters, with Meryl Streep, Laura Dern and Bob Odenkirk rounding out the supporting solid.
Like many younger ladies, the vintage textual content used to be formative for Gerwig, who’s approached the variation with a devoted eye, filming scenes on-location in Massachusetts the place Alcott and her sisters have been raised, whilst additionally infusing the age-old tale with some contemporary touches.
“This looks like autobiography,” Gerwig, who additionally penned the display adaptation, informed Vanity Fair about her connection to the radical. “While you reside thru a e-book, it nearly turns into the panorama of your internal existence. … It turns into a part of you, in a profound method.”
“Little Girls” hits theaters December 25, 2019.