Wonderful coming of age drama about the lives of four sisters, Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy, during the Civil War. Their father is away serving as a minister to the troops; their mother, Marmee, struggles to make ends meet. Laurie Laurence, the rich boy next door takes a liking to Jo. Laurie’s tutor, John Brooke, falls in love with Jo’s older sister, Meg. Meg marries John, but Jo rejects Laurie in favor of a writing career in New York. Laurie ultimately falls in love with the youngest sister while traveling in Europe, a trip Jo always longed for but was given to Amy instead. When Beth becomes desperately ill with Scarlet Fever, Jo returns to her sister’s side, but it remains to be seen if she will find success as a writer or a love interest of her own.