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The Weekend Australian - Review - - Out & About - Stephen Romei

Lit­tle Men (PG) Two 13-year-old boys are at the cen­tre of this New York-set film: Jake (Theo Taplitz) and An­to­nio (Michael Bar­bieri), who be­come close friends when the Jar­dine fam­ily moves to Brook­lyn. They are in­deed lit­tle men, or men-to-be, com­ing to grips with their iden­tity, with sex­u­al­ity, with be­ing able to love other peo­ple and with the adult world in gen­eral. The ti­tle is a nod to Louisa May Al­cott’s novel Lit­tle Women, about four sis­ters mov­ing into adult­hood.


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