Lady Bird

Lady Bird McPherson, a strong willed, deeply opinionated, artistic 17 year old comes of age in Sacramento. Her relationship with her mother and her upbringing are questioned and tested as she plans to head off to college.
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Credits: TheMovieDb.

Film Cast:

  • Christine “Lady Bird” McPherson: Saoirse Ronan
  • Marion McPherson: Laurie Metcalf
  • Larry McPherson: Tracy Letts
  • Julie Steffans: Beanie Feldstein
  • Danny O’Neill: Lucas Hedges
  • Kyle Sheible: Timothée Chalamet
  • Sister Sarah Joan: Lois Smith
  • Father Leviatch: Stephen McKinley Henderson
  • Jenna Walton: Odeya Rush
  • Miguel McPherson: Jordan Rodrigues
  • Shelly Yuhan: Marielle Scott
  • Greg Anrue: John Karna
  • Mr. Bruno: Jake McDorman
  • Casey Kelly: Bayne Gibby
  • Diana Greenway: Laura Marano
  • Miss Patty: Marietta DePrima
  • Jonah Ruiz: Daniel Zovatto
  • Ms. Steffans: Kristen Cloke
  • Uncle Matthew: Andy Buckley
  • Parish Priest: Paul Keller
  • Darlene Bell: Kathryn Newton
  • Sister Gina: Myra Turley
  • Father Walter: Bob Stephenson
  • Friendly Banker: Abhimanyu Katyal
  • Business Jock: Chris Witaske
  • David From College: Ben Konigsberg
  • Convenience Store Clerk: Gurpreet Gill
  • Cool Coffee Manager: Richard Jin Namkung
  • Danny’s Grandmother: Joan Patricia O’Neil
  • Cast Removal Doctor: Robert Figueroa
  • Guidance Counselor: Carla Valentine
  • Luis Cruz: Roman Arabia
  • NYC Nurse: Monique Edwards
  • NYC Man on Street: Matthew Maher
  • Prom Chairwoman: Anita Kalathara
  • Saleswoman Joyce: Debra Miller
  • Senior Class Candidate: Georgia Leva
  • “Merrily We Roll Along” Performer: Derek Butler
  • “Merrily We Roll Along” Performer: London Thor
  • “Merrily We Roll Along” Performer: Shaelan O’Connor
  • “Merrily We Roll Along” Performer: Christina Offley
  • “Merrily We Roll Along” Performer: Sabrina Schloss
  • “Merrily We Roll Along” Performer: Connor Mickiewicz
  • “Merrily We Roll Along” Performer: Erik Daniells
  • Immaculate Heart of Mary Teacher: Cynthia Cales
  • Immaculate Heart of Mary Teacher: Giselle Grams
  • Driving Instructor: Ithamar Enriquez
  • Young Lady: Luisa Lee
  • Another Young Lady: Danielle Macdonald
  • Band Lead Singer: Adam Brock
  • Fab 40s Realtor: Bonnie Jean Shelton
  • Mr. Bruno’s Wife: Rebecca Light
  • Administrator (uncredited): Janet Song

Film Crew:

  • Original Music Composer: Jon Brion
  • Producer: Scott Rudin
  • Sound Re-Recording Mixer: Skip Lievsay
  • Costume Design: April Napier
  • Unit Production Manager: Lila Yacoub
  • Orchestrator: Steve Bartek
  • Sound Re-Recording Mixer: Paul Hsu
  • Casting: Allison Jones
  • Writer: Greta Gerwig
  • Key Hair Stylist: Lara Cilento
  • Script Supervisor: Jan McWilliams
  • Music Editor: Suzana Peric
  • Producer: Eli Bush
  • First Assistant Director: Jonas Spaccarotelli
  • Director of Photography: Sam Levy
  • Still Photographer: Merrick Morton
  • ADR Mixer: Matt Hovland
  • Transportation Coordinator: Louis Dargenzio
  • Studio Teachers: Mark Alkofer
  • Key Makeup Artist: Erin Walters
  • Still Photographer: Merie Weismiller Wallace
  • Stunt Coordinator: Chris O’Hara
  • Set Decoration: Traci Spadorcia
  • Co-Producer: Jason Sack
  • Utility Sound: Jesse Kaplan
  • Set Dresser: Gerald Palone
  • Dialect Coach: Kate Wilson
  • Aerial Director of Photography: Ryan Hosking
  • Music Supervisor: Michael Hill
  • First Assistant Camera: Stephen MacDougall
  • Sound Editor: Justine Baker
  • Sound Mixer: Amanda Beggs
  • Key Grip: Julien Janigo
  • Unit Production Manager: Danielle Blumstein
  • Hair Department Head: Aubrey Marie
  • Music Supervisor: Brian Ross
  • Casting Associate: Ben Harris
  • Production Office Assistant: Ben Hall
  • Producer: Evelyn O’Neill
  • Production Design: Chris Jones
  • Post Production Supervisor: Isabel Henderson
  • Stand In: Sedona Feretto
  • Boom Operator: Gail Carroll-Coe
  • Property Master: Perry Pascual
  • Makeup Department Head: Jacqueline Knowlton
  • Title Designer: Teddy Blanks
  • Editor: Nick Houy
  • Co-Producer: Alex G. Scott
  • Casting Assistant: Emily Buntyn
  • Casting: Jordan Thaler
  • Casting: Heidi Griffiths
  • Second Assistant Director: Brendan Lee
  • Second Unit Director of Photography: David Feeney-Mosier
  • First Assistant Camera: Jesse Cain
  • Additional Camera: Dave Anglin
  • Chief Lighting Technician: Jerry W. Mundy Jr.
  • Dolly Grip: Danny Dougherty
  • Assistant Art Director: Courtney Fain
  • Leadman: Nic Weethee
  • Set Dresser: Keith Balser
  • Set Dresser: Camilo Castano
  • Set Dresser: Chase Cushing
  • Set Dresser: Nicholas Warren Lopez
  • Painter: Erin McKenna
  • Assistant Property Master: Xylon Jones
  • Key Costumer: Katina Danabassis
  • Production Coordinator: Wednesday Standley
  • Assistant Production Coordinator: Kendra Rasmussen
  • Production Office Assistant: Cori Elwood
  • Production Office Assistant: Joanna Glum
  • Production Office Assistant: Hannah Caldwell
  • Set Production Assistant: Dana Nelson
  • Set Production Assistant: James Corp
  • Set Production Assistant: Lannie Barcelon
  • Set Production Assistant: Laron Spearman
  • Location Manager: Michael Edward Smith
  • Casting Assistant: Rebecca Feldman
  • Stand In: Marissa Baram
  • Stand In: Andrea Clark-Meier
  • Transportation Captain: David Christenson
  • Driver: Janeen Christenson
  • Driver: David A. Coughlin
  • Driver: Glen Curtis
  • Driver: Robert Dargenzio
  • Driver: Shawn Enright
  • Driver: Wayne Flowers
  • Driver: Brian D. Hall
  • Driver: Joseph Maka Langi
  • Driver: Salvador Mejia
  • Driver: Ian Overson
  • Chef: Edwin Uceda
  • Set Medic: Jason Rico
  • Set Medic: Jacob D. Howard
  • First Assistant Editor: Nicholas Ramirez
  • Assistant Editor: Crystal Platas
  • Sound Editor: Nicholas Schenck
  • Visual Effects Supervisor: Andrew Lim
  • Title Designer: Leanne Shapton
  • Orchestrator: Edward Trybek
  • Best Boy Electric: Chris Ford
  • Stunt Double: Hamzah Sarwari
  • Costume Supervisor: Sarah Tickal

Movie Reviews:

  • Innovator: This movie was ok (it wasn’t boring nor was it very entertaining). At first I didn’t understand the point it was trying to make. Was it you can shortcut your way to your dreams if you lie, cheat, and steal (as that was exactly what she did)? It wasn’t about the pressures of class division (as a review I read states), as no one treated her as any differently regardless of her social status and any division she felt was just in her head. Her anxiety against her parents, the school, and the upper class of her school turned out to be non-issues, and when she got to where or what she wants, she just finds that the grass never gets greener for her once she was on the other side. In fact, she just becomes resented by those she abandons to get there and ultimately ends up longing for the side she left.

    If anything the movie was saying that those who are rich aren’t as unexclusive as those without think, and they are just like everyone else. Just as the main protagonist was rebelling against her life to gain acceptance, so were the kids of the rich in that they are also just seeking acceptance. That doing anything to get your dreams won’t lead to satisfaction as life on the other side isn’t any better, you just end up hurting others by getting there that way, and in hindsight blinded you from what you already had.

    I guess the movie had something to say after all.

    ★★½ – Not dull, nor was it very entertaining.

  • Gimly: I think _Lady Bird_ is my film for 2017 where me and everyone else on the planet just straight up do not see eye to eye. At no point during _Lady Bird_ did I feel drawn in. I genuinely did not enjoy my time with Greta Gerwig’s directorial debut. I haven’t come across a single other person who feels the same, but I must be honest to my experience.

    Normally this is where I would say something along the lines of, “It’s just because this isn’t my sort of movie” except that last year _Edge of Seventeen_ dealt with virtually identical subject matter and that was one of my favourite movies of the year.

    So I’m just wrong I guess?

    _Final rating:★½: – Boring/disappointing. Avoid where possible._

  • brooket123: This is one of my absolute favourite movies of all time. I understand why some might give it low ratings as it is directed at a very specific white female audience but all I have to say to that is “they didn’t understand it”. This is the ultimate comfort movie for me and I will take no criticism.
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