May 27: Movies at the Old School- LADY BIRD

LADY BIRD

Golden Globes 2018 Double Winner:

Best Picture (Comedy or Musical) and Actress for a Musical or Comedy (Ronan)

Time to fly.

LADY BIRD (PG)

  • Sunday 27 May 4.30pm

In Lady Bird, Greta Gerwig reveals herself to be a bold new cinematic voice with her directorial debut, excavating both the humor and pathos in the turbulent bond between a mother and her teenage daughter.

Christine “Lady Bird” McPherson (Saoirse Ronan) fights against but is exactly like her wildly loving, deeply opinionated and strong-willed mom (Laurie Metcalf), a nurse working tirelessly to keep her family afloat after Lady Bird’s father (Tracy Letts) loses his job. Set in Sacramento, California in 2002, amidst a rapidly shifting American economic landscape, Lady Bird is an affecting look at the relationships that shape us, the beliefs that define us, and the unmatched beauty of a place called home.

Lady Bird was chosen by the National Board of Review, the American Film Institute, and Time as one of the top 10 films of the year. At the 90th Academy Awards, it earned five nominations: Best Picture, Best Actress for Ronan, Best Supporting Actress for Metcalf, Best Original Screenplay, and Best Director.

Directed by Greta Gerwig (‘Nights and Weekends’)

Starring Saoirse Ronan, Laurie Metcalf, Tracy Letts, Lucas Hedges, Timothée Chalamet, Beanie Feldstein, Stephen Henderson, Lois Smith

Written by Greta Gerwig

Comedy, Festival & Independent | 94 mins R13 Drug use, sex scenes & offensive language | USA

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