The universally loved story of the March sisters is set to inspire its next generation of fans with this all new Masterpiece production from writer Heidi Thomas (Call the Midwife) and producer Colin Callender (Wolf Hall). Angela Lansbury (Murder, She Wrote) and Michael Gambon (Harry Potter) star, with newcomer Maya Hawke as Jo, and Emily Watson (The Theory of Everything) as Marmee. With large doses of humanity, humor, and tenderness, this story of a family striving for happiness in an uncertain world has no equal. 3 episodes, 3 hrs, 1 DVD or Blu-ray disc. Shipping May 22nd.
Episode 1 Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy, and their mother, Marmee, prepare for Christmas without their father, a Union army chaplain away at war. The girls attempt to live humbly throughout the new year, but are faced with a series of testing events.
Episode 2 As Marmee waits by her husband's sickbed, the March sisters must learn to cope without their parents. Together they face unrequited love, hurtful rumors, trouble at school and the toll of sickness.
Episode 3 A year has passed and there are new additions to the March family, but there is worry all around as Beth's health and spirits flag. Amy is chosen over Jo to go on a tour of Europe, and Jo flees to New York to pursue her career.
Packaging: Boxed Run Time: 3 hours Format: Widescreen Number of discs: 1 Language: English Foreign Language Subtitles: No Color or B&W: Color CC: No SDH: Yes Region Code: 1 Aspect Ratio: 16:9 Audio Format: 5.1 Surround Rating: PG