Focus Takes International Distribution on Saoirse Ronan’s ‘Lady Bird’

Variety | 9/11/2017 | Staff
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Focus Features has acquired international rights to Saoirse Ronan’s “Lady Bird” and will handle distribution in all territories outside North America.

“Lady Bird,” directed by Greta Gerwig in her feature debut, premiered on Sept. 3 at the Telluride Film Festival, then showed on opening night at the Toronto Film Festival.

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Peter Debruge of Variety gave the film a strong review: “The real surprise is just how honest and personal this film proves to be — again, par for the course with Gerwig, and yet, fairly rare among first-time directors, who haven’t had nearly so much practice simply being real.”

The film focuses on the edgy relationship between Ronan’s brash high schooler and her mother, played by Laurie Metcalf. In the first trailer, Ronan’s character threw herself out of a moving car after...
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