In Northern Italy in 1983, seventeen year-old Elio begins a relationship with visiting Oliver, his father's research assistant, with whom he bonds over his emerging sexuality, their Jewish heritage, and the beguiling Italian landscape.
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 Disney World.
Pakistan-born comedian Kumail Nanjiani and grad student Emily Gardner fall in love but struggle as their cultures clash. When Emily contracts a mysterious illness, Kumail finds himself forced to face her feisty parents, his family's expectations, and his true feelings.
It's time for a young African-American to meet with his white girlfriend's parents for a weekend in their secluded estate in the woods, but before long, the friendly and polite ambience will give way to a nightmare.
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
The term "Lady Bird" is by far best known in American cultural history as the nickname of Claudia Alta Taylor Johnson, the wife of the 36th U.S. president, Lyndon Baines Johnson (LBJ). This movie has nothing to do with President Johnson or "Lady Bird" Johnson. However, it was coincidentally released into U.S. theaters the same weekend as Rob Reiner's biopic "LBJ." See more »
A shot of a freeway sign in Sacramento showed an exit number. The movie takes place in 2002, which was the year California started numbering its freeway exits, but they started out on rural exits and made their way to urban areas a few years later, so no exit in a city the size of Sacramento would be numbered at this point. See more »
Waltz Of The Flowers
from "The Nutcracker"
Written by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (as P. I. Tchaikovsky)
Performed by Dresden Staatskapelle
Conducted by Hans Vonk
Courtesy of Capriccio and Cobra Entertainment LLC
By arrangement with Source/Q See more »
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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