Greta Gerwig's New Film Looks Like Frances Ha Mixed With The Breakfast Club

Golden Globe nominated Gerwig has released the trailer for he directoral debut


Greta Gerwig is the Golden Globe nominated actress and co-writer of the 2012 film Frances Ha.

In a story of friendship lost, Gerwig wowed as a dysfunctional twenty-something dancer Frances.

Now, almost five years later, Gerwig is gracing us with her solo directorial debut - a film called Lady Bird.

If you aren't acquainted with Gerwig's genius then you need to get on it quickly. Starring in Indie hits like Mistress America alongside Jemima Kirke's sister Lola, Gerwig's dance background and off-beat comedy make her an absolute joy to watch.


Thankfully, it looks like her directorial brain matches her acting and writing chops, according to the trailer for her new flick.

Starring Saoirse Ronan as a school girl named Lady Bird, the coming-of-age tale focusses on Lady Bird's relationship with her mother (played by Laurie Metcalf) , navigating her virginity and beyond, as well as her attempts at getting in to schools that are very unlikely to admit her.

Saoirse Ronan

Both Lucas Hedges and Timothée Chalet play opposite Ronan as her love interests, though it's Ronan who we can't keep our eyes off.

Her subpar coloured-hair and brilliant moodiness has us wanting to play some Lou Reed in our teenage bedroom and write in our diary, 'why does nobody love me?'

Check out the trailer below for some excellent one-liners:

According to Refinery29 the US release is 10th November, but there is no UK date as of yet.

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