Critics Consensus: 20th Century Women offers Annette Bening a too-rare opportunity to shine in a leading role — and marks another assured step forward for writer-director Mike Mills.
I share this because 20TH CENTURY WOMEN, the new film by writer/director Mike Mills (BEGINNERS, THUMBSUCKER), is a distinctively feminist film, a subtle blowtorch to sexism and misogyny, and easily one of the year’s best.
Jan 20, 2017 · Watch video · Directed by Mike Mills. With Annette Bening, Elle Fanning, Greta Gerwig, Billy Crudup. The story of a teenage boy, his mother, and two other women who help raise him among the love and freedom of Southern California of 1979.
Watch video · 20th Century Women (20th Century Women) coming-of-age movies| feel good movies. Director Mike Mills Cast Annette Bening Elle Fanning Greta Gerwig Release Jan 20th, 2017 Synopsis The story of three women who explore love and freedom in Southern California during the late 1970s. 20th Century Women is directed by Mike Mills and was released on Jan
20th Century Women is a 2016 American comedy-drama film written and directed by Mike Mills and starring Annette Bening, Elle Fanning, Greta Gerwig, Lucas Jade Zumann and Billy Crudup. The film is set in 1970s Southern California and based in part on Mills’ childhood.
The tension and dramaturgy of 20th Century Women bleeds through these characters, however, for all of this film’s energetic voice, it really started to flatline towards the end. Everything that felt fresh, cute and stimulating in the beginning and second act started to wane, becoming too complacent in its self-reverence and affection of its
20th Century Women, a new comedy from director Mike Mills, is different. Set in Southern California during the late ’70s, it’s the tale of a free-thinking mother (Bening) who enlists two young women (Gerwig and Fanning) to help raise her adolescent son (Zumann).