Conversations with Tracy Letts of LADY BIRD

Q&A with Tracy Letts of LADY BIRD. Moderated by Eric Kohn, Indiewire In LADY BIRD, Greta Gerwig reveals herself to be a bold new cinematic voice with her directorial debut,excavatingboth the humor and pathos in the turbulent bond between a mother and her teenage daughter. 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. Set in Sacramento, California in 2002, amidst a rapidly shifting American economic landscape,Lady Birdisan affecting look at the relationships that shape us, the beliefs that define us, and the unmatched beauty of a place called home.