Set over one summer, the film follows precocious 6-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.
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.
Thirty years after they served together in Vietnam, a former Navy Corpsman Larry "Doc" Shepherd re-unites with his old buddies, former Marines Sal Nealon and Reverend Richard Mueller, to bury his son, a young Marine killed in the Iraq War.
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
When they were shopping at the (Sacramento) Thrift Town, the metal hangars on the racks that are shown, were not used back then, they have only been used in the last three years or so.
Also the 'sale' signs with 30% and 50% off on the dressing room doors, have only been recent in the last few years. Back in 2003 there were not signs like that. See more »
Having been a product of Sacramento I can speak with some authority on the vibe and allure the city/town offers. The casting was superb, the detail mindful and the dialog real. The fast pace of the film was a contrast and appreciated yet real time in Sacramento lags. Lady Bird and her mothers relationship is all too common during the teen years of angst and the coming of age battles one fights are displayed truthfully. Anyone with attachment to the city must see this film, you'll realize that sometimes the grass is not always greener and appreciate what you had when it's gone.
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