LADY BIRD — Review by Linda Cook

“Lady Bird” is as edgy, raw and funny as growing up. Screenwriter/director Greta Gerwig has wrought a gem of a coming-of-age film set in 2002. Saoirse Ronan (“Brooklyn”) plays Christine McPherson, a senior at a private Catholic high school. The girl who wants to be known as “Lady Bird” gives the teachers and some of her classmates a run for their money with her approach to authority.

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