Lady Bird (2)
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So, these are two women who are never satisfied. They are both perennial seekers – looking to correct or realign some internal fissure by either reaching for the next thing, or repeatedly trying re-shuffle the life at hand. In one of the film's earliest moments, Lady Bird is heard to mutter, "I wish I'd lived through something..." which is a lamentation that observes both the time in which she is living, and the impact of pop culture hero/villain/virgin/whore tropes have on individual, every day perceptions of life.
There is an increasing air of desperation for both women, though, as they realise, respectively, that they are about to reach the point of no return - for Lady Bird is indeed going to the East Coast, and...
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