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Lady Bird (2017)

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In the early 2000s, an artistically-inclined seventeen year-old comes of age in Sacramento, California.

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Darlene
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Mr. Bruno
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Larry McPherson
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Another Young Lady
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Father Leviatch (as Stephen McKinley Henderson)
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Christine "Lady Bird" MacPherson is a high school senior from the "wrong side of the tracks." She longs for adventure, sophistication, and opportunity, but finds none of that in her Sacramento Catholic high school. LADY BIRD follows the title character's senior year in high school, including her first romance, her participation in the school play, and most importantly, her applying for college. Written by Dehlia

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Time to fly

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Rated R for language, sexual content, brief graphic nudity and teen partying | See all certifications »

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15 February 2018 (Australia)  »

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Lady Bird: É Hora de Voar  »

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$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$364,437, 5 November 2017, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$22,616,112, 11 December 2017
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The fact that Christine (Saoirse Ronan) and best friend Julie (Beanie Feldstein) wore the same color nail varnish, was pure coincidence. And since there was a considerable degree of improvisational latitude allowed for character development on-set, a decision was made to have them wear the same varnish for the entire film. See more »

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When they introduce the character Jenna Walton, she is shown next to a Range Rover. The model shown did not come out until 2004, two years into the future. See more »

Quotes

Christine 'Lady Bird' McPherson: I found when it happened that I really like dry humping more.
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SHOWN AT THE BEGINNING: "Anyone who talks about California hedonism have never spent a Christmas in Sacramento." - Joan Didion See more »


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This Eve of Parting
Music and lyrics by John Hartford
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One of the best coming-of-age films, and one of the best of the year!
23 November 2017 | by See all my reviews

I really enjoyed LADY BIRD. One of the *best* films of the year! I totally related to the story especially the protagonist relationship with her mother and friends, and the dream of moving away to college! I watched LADY BIRD in a packed theatre with people of all ages which was fantastic to see because I've rarely seen a packed theatre for an 'independent' film! There were laughter and tears throughout. I think Gerwig has made a film for the ages. Her script is really strong and her direction too. The acting is remarkable especially Saoirse Ronan (never puts a foot wrong) and Laurie Metcalf who plays the mother so darn well! The supporting call are really great too-Beanie Feldstein, Tracy Letts, Lucas Hedges & Timothee Chalamet. This film *deserves* lots of awards love for sure! 10/10


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