WHO’S IN IT?
Annette Bening (American Beauty), Greta Gerwig (Maggie’s Plan), Elle Fanning (The Neon Demon), Lucas Jade Zumann (Sinister 2), Billy Crudup (Spotlight), Alia Shawkat (Green Room), Darrell Britt-Gibson (Keanu), Thea Gill (Eighteen), Laura Wiggins (Hard Drive), Nathalie Love (Palo Alto), Waleed Zuaiter (The Men Who Stare At Goats), Alison Elliott (Birth), Finn Roberts (film debut)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Mike Mills (Beginners), director, writer; Anne Carey (Adventureland), Megan Ellison (Her) and Youree Henley (The Bling Ring), producers; Roger Neill (Trixie), composer; Sean Porter (Green Room), cinematographer; Leslie Jones (The Master), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
In late-70s California, single mother Dorothea (Bening) calls on the help of her younger and wilder friends Abbie (Gerwig) and Julie (Fanning) to teach her teenage son Jamie (Zumann) about life and love, sex and freedom, and men and women…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
After his previous film Beginners bagged Christopher Plummer a long-overdue Oscar, filmmaker Mike Mills is back with a quirky and mindful examination of three remarkable woman in 1970s California.