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Little Women

Feb 14 — Feb 23, 2020

Presented in 35mm

Fresh off her remarkably assured directorial debut (Lady Bird), Greta Gerwig aims high with this unblushingly bold, richly appointed adaptation of Louisa May Alcott’s cherished classic. Punctuating her script with revelatory confessions from Alcott’s own diaries, Gerwig exhumes the novel’s hiddenmost currents of anger, longing, and finally revolutionary uplift. If Saoirse Ronan’s Jo March rivals Katharine Hepburn’s iconic rendition for sheer tomboyish pluck, the film she inhabits pushes farther by finally allowing her ownership, literally, of her own story. A visually delectable film with European flavoring provided by French cinematographer Yorick Le Saux and British costume designer Jacqueline Durran. Nominated for six Academy Awards including Best Picture. View trailer.

“Generous, sincere, full of critical intelligence and honest sentiment, self-aware without the slightest hint of cynicism, grounded in the particulars of life and accessible to everyone. Don’t let the diminutive title fool you. Little Women is major.”—A.O. Scott, New York Times

Please note: The 2:30 p.m. screening on Monday, February 17 is free for Members at the Individual level and above. All other New Release screenings are discounted for Members ($7 / Free for Aficionado members and above).