Based on the best-selling pair of memoirs from father and son David and Nic Sheff, Beautiful Boy chronicles the heartbreaking and inspiring experience of survival, relapse and recovery in a family coping with addiction over many years.
Felix van Groeningen
Jack Dylan Grazer
In early 18th century England, a frail Queen Anne occupies the throne and her close friend, Lady Sarah, governs the country in her stead. When a new servant, Abigail, arrives, her charm endears her to Sarah.
An Irish immigrant lands in 1950s Brooklyn, where she quickly falls into a romance with a local. When her past catches up with her, however, she must choose between two countries and the lives that exist within.
Christine "Lady Bird" McPherson (Saoirse Ronan) 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. This movie 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
Noah Baumbach offered to direct this movie, but Greta Gerwig refused. She had written a script and when she showed an early version to Baumbach, he offered to direct it. He also asked if he could help her finish writing it. Gerwig said she "wanted to absorb it." She thought about it for two weeks and then declined, having decided to direct it. See more »
Upon arriving in New York city for the first time, several of the cabs in the street are 2014 Toyota Camrys, though the scene takes place in 2003. See more »
SHOWN AT THE BEGINNING: "Anybody who talks about California hedonism has never spent a Christmas in Sacramento." -Joan Didion See more »
The Australian release was censored, after the original uncut version of the film was passed MA15+ uncut the distributor chose to remove use of the strongest language ('c**t') as well as a brief sexual image from a pornographic novel in order to obtain an M rating. This edited version was then released into theaters throughout Australia. See more »
Even though I was never a rebellious teenage girl at a catholic school in Sacramento, I still found myself relating to this quirky movie. Lady Bird captures the essence of what it's like to be a teenager. And while Saoirse Ronan and Laurie Metcalf really shine, each cast member adds something to the film. There's a lot to love about Lady Bird.
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