Little Women (2019)
First screened in December 2019
Director: Greta Gerwig. Cast: Saoirse Ronan, Florence Pugh, Emma Watson, Eliza Scanlen, Timothée Chalamet, Laura Dern, Meryl Streep, Chris Cooper, Jayne Houdyshell, James Norton, Tracy Letts, Bob Odenkirk, Louis Garrel, Maryann Plunkett, Dash Barber. Screenplay: Greta Gerwig (based on the novel by Louisa May Alcott). Twitter Capsule:
Always solid, but steadies, deepens as it unfolds. Ambitiously collective vision like a New England Visconti or Ruiz.
At times, the form felt almost too adventurous for its source, whose weak spots remain visible. But I am HAPPY to make that trade. So inventive.