|Saturday, Mar 24, 2012 - 6:00 AM
"Louisa May Alcott: The Woman Behind Little Women"
The author, who was raised among reformers, Transcendentalists and skeptics, is best known for her gentle novels of childhood and coming-of-age stories. Writer-producer Harriet Reisen digs deeply to reveal the complex woman who also wrote commercially successful sensational potboilers that delve into the darker side of human nature. Reisen's script relies on dialogue written by Alcott herself or by other people in her life with clips from interviews to carry the commentary and narrative links. G