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Lady Bird (2017)

Director: Greta Gerwig Run Time: 94 min. Rating: R Release Year: 2017

Starring: Beanie Feldstein, Laurie Metcalf, Lucas Hedges, Saoirse Ronan, Tracy Letts

Country: United States
Language: English


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About the film:

Lady Bird McPherson, a strong willed, deeply opinionated, artistic 17 year old comes of age in Sacramento. Her relationship with her mother and her upbringing are questioned and tested as she plans to head off to college.

“A gloriously funny and wistfully autobiographical coming-of-age comedy.”

—Peter Bradshaw for The Guardian

About the filmmaker: 

Greta Gerwig is an American actress, playwright, screenwriter, and director. She has collaborated with Noah Baumbach on several films, including Greenberg (2010), Frances Ha (2012) (for which she earned a Golden Globe nomination), and Mistress America (2015). Gerwig made her solo directorial debut with the critically acclaimed comedy-drama Lady Bird (2017), which she also wrote. Gerwig has also starred in Damsels in Distress (2011), Jackie (2016), and 20th Century Women (2016). In 2011, Gerwig received an award for Acting from the Athena Film Festival for her artistry as one of the definitive screen actresses of her generation.

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