#22. Lady Bird (2017)


– Director: Greta Gerwig

– Metascore: 94

– Runtime: 94 minutes


Writer Greta Gerwig makes her directorial debut with a film called exquisite by New Yorker critic Richard Brody. “Lady Bird,” a script loosely based on Gerwig’s own life, tells the story of an angsty teenager (Saoirse Ronan) at a California Catholic school and explores her relationship with her mother (Laurie Metcalf). The feature was nominated for five Academy Awards and won Golden Globes for Best Actress and Best Motion Picture (Musical or Comedy).