Armstrong’s third American feature is the most successful filmic adaptation of the classic 1868 novel by Louisa May Alcott.
With meticulous direction and magnetic performances from the ensemble cast including Susan Sarandon, Kirsten Dunst, and Winona Ryder as Jo, the film is a moving interpretation of a timeless classic; its subtle charms, intelligence and warmth remaining true to the story’s heart.
Preceded by Satdee Night (1973) 17 mins | Unclassified 15+
Armstrong’s observational short follows the mundane life of a man who gets lost in the rush of Sydney’s Saturday nightlife.
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