“You both have such strong personalities.” Our first look at actress Greta Gerwig critically acclaimed solo directorial debut, ‘Lady Bird,’ a coming-of-age drama starring Saoirse Ronan and Laurie Metcalf.


It is Sacramento, California in 2002, amidst a rapidly shifting American economic landscape, and high school senior Christine “Lady Bird” McPherson (Saoirse Ronan) fights against but is exactly like her wildly loving, deeply opinionated and strong-willed mom (Laurie Metcalf), a nurse working tirelessly to keep her family afloat after Lady Bird’s father (Tracy Letts) loses his job.