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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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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:

$23,869,389, 14 December 2017
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Trivia

Lucas Hedges and Stephen Henderson previously appeared in Manchester by the Sea (2016). See more »

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When Lady Bird's flight is taking off, the new Terminal B at Sacramento International Airport can be seen in the background. That terminal opened in 2011; the scene takes place in 2003. See more »

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Christine 'Lady Bird' McPherson: Hey.
[pause]
Christine 'Lady Bird' McPherson: I like your band. With Jonah Ruiz? L'Enfance Nue?
Kyle Scheible: [in french accent] L'Enfance Nue.
Christine 'Lady Bird' McPherson: Uh. Well, I saw your Thanksgiving show. My name's Lady Bird.
Kyle Scheible: It's weird you shake hands.
Christine 'Lady Bird' McPherson: Yeah.
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Christine 'Lady Bird' McPherson: I'm friends with Jenna and she's always talking about how great your band is so I wanted to check it out.
Kyle Scheible: Yeah, Jenna's hella tight.
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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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References Kagemusha (1980) See more »

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Crash into Me
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growing up here to go away
12 December 2017 | by See all my reviews

Lady Bird directed by Greta Gerwig ( liked her in Maggie's plan) is a simple story about a simple senior high school girl Christine known as 'Lady Bird' ( played very well by Saoirse Ronan ) who wants to get out of Sacramento and live somewhere on east coast. Lady Bird's mom Marion (superb acting by Laurie Metcalf known for playing sheldon's mom in Big Bang Theory) , dad Larry ( good acting by Tracy Letts), brother miguel(actor jordan rodrigues) are a supportive family for Lady Bird who wants more from life. Saoirse Ronan did very well as Lady Bird who has a head on her shoulders and is confident that east coast has everything that Sacramento lacks. She lives her senior year with enthusiasm and looks forward to fulfilling her dream. She understands her dad's depression and appreciates her mom who is hardworking, affectionate and loving. Greta Gerwig's direction is commendable . Oscarworthy acting by Saoirse Ronan and Laurie Metcalf. Good screenplay.


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