How “Lady Bird” Captures The Seismic Shift Of Post-9/11 America Video Description

And then quickly we’re back to Lady Bird (played by Saoirse Ronan), who is more concerned with how she’s going to get into a New York college (and away from her relatively normal life in Sacramento) than with current events. She’s in many ways a typical, self-centered but ambitious teenager (the name Lady Bird is a self-upgrade of her given name, Christine)–she’s not agonizing over terrorism and the ensuing war the U.S. is getting into. And yet, history and current events are embedded in how she and her friends and family are interacting with the world.

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