Lady Bird

Release Date: November 3rd, 2017

DVD Release Date: March 6th, 2018

R |1 hr 34 min

Plot Summary

A teenager (Saoirse Ronan) navigates a loving but turbulent relationship with her strong-willed mother (Laurie Metcalf) over the course of an eventful and poignant senior year of high school.

Cast: Saoirse Ronan, Laurie Metcalf, Timothée Chalamet, Lucas Hedges, Tracy Letts, Odeya Rush, Jake McDorman, Beanie Feldstein

Director: Greta Gerwig

Genres: Comedy drama

Production Co: Scott Rudin Productions, A24

Distributors: A24

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Ratings & Reviews

  • 100
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    Ms. Gerwig’s movie is very much a thanking situation. Once you’ve seen it — even while you’re watching it, with a grin stuck on your face — you want to give thanks for how wonderful it is, how wise and funny and full of grace. show more

  • 90
    Dana StevensSlate

    It’s not clear how autobiographical Lady Bird is — Gerwig is from Sacramento and graduated from high school around the time the film is set — but the little slice of universe she shows us feels deeply and lovingly observed. show more

  • 90
    Todd McCarthyThe Hollywood Reporter

    The film abounds with pinpoint insights into its mildly rebellious heroine's hunger to shed the restraints of home and Catholic school and bust into an independent life, and does so with a wealth of keenly observed detail. show more

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Awards

Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2018)
Nominated Directing
Nominated Actress in a Leading Role
Nominated Writing (Original Screenplay)
Nominated Supporting Actress
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2018)
Winner Best Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2018)
Nominated Best Performance By an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2018)
Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2018)
Nominated Actress in a Supporting Role
Nominated Best Picture
Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2018)
Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2018)
Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2018)
Nominated Leading Actress
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2018)
Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2018)
Nominated Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
Winner Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy
Nominated Original Screenplay
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2018)