The Ballad of Little Jo

"In the Wild West, a woman had only two choices. She could be a wife or she could be a whore... Josephine Monaghan chose to be a man."
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This movie a real recount of the life of Josephine Monaghan. Josephine lived in the mid 1800s and found herself kicked out at a young age. Her parents disowned her after finding out she had become pregnant out of wedlock. The father of her child was the local portrait photographer. Realizing she is cute and alone, she is not a good candidate for survival in the wild, wild west, she create an alter ego for herself. As Josephine disguises herself as Jo, a young man, she finds it hard to make a name and life for herself in the dingy frontier.

R
| 1993 | 2 hr 1 min | 6.8/10
Cast
Suzy Amis, Bo Hopkins, Ian McKellen, David Chung
Director
Maggie Greenwald
Produced By
Fred Berner
Language
English
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