A brand new trailer and poster for Greta Gerwig’s directorial debut have been unveiled today, view both below.
Saoirse Ronan takes the lead as Christine, a precocious teen longing for a new life outside of Sacremento. Laurie Metcalf (The Big Bang Theory), Tracy Letts (The Lovers), Lucas Hedges (Manchester by the Sea), Los Smith (Majorie Prime), Stephen McKinley Henderson (Fences) and Timothée Chalamet (Call Me By Your Name) all join Ronan in the cast.
Lady Bird opens November 10th, after playing at both this year’s Telluride and Toronto International Film Festivals.
Lady Bird Official Synopsis
Christine McPherson (Saoirse Ronan, also appearing at this year’s Festival in On Chesil Beach) — affectionately known and self-proclaimed as Lady Bird — is an ambitious, bright, and precocious high school senior. Longing to break free of suburban Sacramento, she dreams of a different life full of east coast skyscrapers, Ivy League universities, and cosmopolitan culture.
With modest grades and no alumni connections to speak of, Lady Bird needs extracurriculars to beef up her college applications. Joining the drama club leads to new friends (sometimes at the expense of old ones), first loves, and a social life in full swing. Dealing with her critical mother and succeeding at math does not come as easily. With her dad recently laid off, her mom working double shifts as a nurse, and her brother and his girlfriend — Berkeley grads — working at the supermarket, she is keenly aware that post-high school life is no walk in the park. Old enough to appreciate what she has, but not always mature enough to show it, sometimes she just wants
NYFF 2017 Lady Bird Press Conference