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Lady Bird (2017)

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In 2002, an artistically inclined seventeen-year-old girl comes of age in Sacramento, California.

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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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1 December 2017 (USA)  »

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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:

$37,859,235, 18 January 2018
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Due to speculation by many fans of the film, Timothée Chalamet, who played Kyle, made it clear on an appearance on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (2014) that he is "nothing like his character" in Lady Bird (2017). 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 »

Quotes

Kyle Scheible: You're gonna have so much unspecial sex in your life.
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SHOWN AT THE BEGINNING: "Anybody who talks about California hedonism has never spent a Christmas in Sacramento." -Joan Didion See more »

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References Kagemusha (1980) See more »

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Our Time
From the Music Merrily We Roll Along
Music & Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
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a perfect story of leading how to get lost
15 January 2018 | by See all my reviews

Greta Gerwig ..! I think she is one of the most brilliant writers of the 21th century. Frances Ha was the very first surprising experience, then Mistress America was a stunning movie to be the next.. and now this; Lady Bird.

She has such a unique, authentic way of her own that you can recognise the characters she create even not knowing that the story belongs to her. These are girls who are experiencing "finding oneself" in different periods of life and in different ways. Yet, these are not simply lost girl stories, what makes them different is that these characters are not scattered by the wind, they are fully aware of the need of getting lost and they are the ones choosing how to, they lead the "getting lost".

Lady Bird, in particular, is a stunning story of a young girl so vulnerable yet so strong. There are ups and downs, comes and goes, yet you can always feel that lead. Moreover it is a impressing mother-daughter story. Although there are no big tragedies one can always sense that strong sense of breakdown.

besides the perfect story, the actors and actresses are also amazing, and Saorise Ronan is simply fascinating! It was a true breakthrough performance!


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