Set over one summer, the film follows precocious six-year-old Moonee as she courts mischief and adventure with her ragtag playmates and bonds with her rebellious but caring mother, all while living in the shadows of Walt Disney World.
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
During the Christmas scene of opening gifts, the music on the piano behind Laurie Metcalf is the vocal selections from the film version of "Guys and Dolls" with music and lyrics by Frank Loesser. See more »
When Lady Bird leaps out of the car at the beginning of the film she has not undone, and is no longer constrained by, the shoulder harness seen in previous shots. See more »
Lady Bird delves into the perilously fraught relationship between mother and daughter. Couple that with the coming of age story of Lady Bird a senior at a Catholic High School wending her way through relationships both romantic and friend with sometimes disastrous results.
Fantastic movie. Well done acting. Not to be missed.
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