I trust everyone knows that December will bring us Greta Gerwig’s version of Little Women. But there are four more women-directed movies coming our way next month:
Litte Joe Writer & Dir. Jessica Hausner – December 6
A Million Little Pieces Dir. Sam Taylor-Johnson – December 6
Portrait of a Lady on Fire Writer & Dir. Céline Sciamma – December 6
Clemency Writer & Dir. Chinonye Chukwu – December 27
Little Women Writer & Dir. Greta Gerwig – December 25
Trailers after the jump . . .
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I decided to catch up with 1994’s Little Women as a way of preparing for Greta Gerwig’s forthcoming version. I saw it in the theaters when I was a teenager, but I’m sorry to say that it didn’t make much of an impression on me. The only reason I know I saw it is that my older sister, who remembers everything, tells me we went to see it in the theater with our mother.
I was 16 in 1994, which my mother probably saw as just the right age for a period romance. But it had to compete with the other movies burning into my adolescent cortex, a list that includes Pulp Fiction, Forrest Gump, Four Weddings and a Funeral, Reality Bites, The Mask, Priscilla Queen of the Desert, and Brad Pitt in Legends of the Fall.
Poor Little Women didn’t stand a chance.
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