20th Century Women

November 28, 2017 Members’ Choice 8:30pm

With a superlative cast like this in the hands of Mills (Beginners, Beautiful Losers) such a sensitive nurturing director, nothing could go wrong. A five star comedy drama to relish as single mum Dorothea (Bening) has trouble raising her teenage son and engages the help of the other free-spirited women living in the house. Or might mother and son roles be reversed as Jamie worries about Dorothea?

The film somehow dodged an Oscar, but gathered a rash of other major awards mostly for the nuanced performances and mostly for Bening.

“Twentieth Century Women is a tribute to a great actress [Bening] at the peak of her powers. The film itself is the gold statuette.” Tim Robey, The Telegraph.


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Film Information
Release year: 2017
Running time:   119 mins
Directed by: Mike Mills
Language: English
Country: USA
Classification:
Genre: Drama
Starring: Annette Bening,
Greta Gerwig,
Elle Fanning,
Billy Crudup
More info:

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WFC Audience Score:  68%

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