Event DetailsMonday November 28, 2022 1:15 pm
In medieval England, the daughter of a financially destitute Lord thwarts her father's plans to marry her off to a wealthy suitor. When the most vile suitor arrives, her parent's love for her is tested.
Nominated for a 2023 Independent Spirit Award for “Best Screenplay,” CATHERINE CALLED BIRDY is the latest film from writer/director Lena Dunham.
Lady Catherine (known as Birdy), like all the great teen heroines, is spirited, clever and adventurous – and ready to put off any suitor that comes her way. With her family desperate to marry her off, Birdy’s imagination, defiance, and modern independence put her on a collision course with her parents. Relationships are put to the test when the most vile suitor of all arrives to claim her hand.
Written By: Lena Dunham
Directed By: Lena Dunham
Produced By: Tim Bevan, Lena Dunham, Eric Fellner, and Joe Wallett
Executive Produced By: Michael P Cohen, Tilly Coulson, Sheeraz Shah, and Liz Watson
Cast: Bella Ramsey, Lesley Sharp, Sophie Okonedo, Joe Alwyn, Isis Hainsworth, Dean-Charles Chapman, Paul Kaye, with Billie Piper and Andrew Scott
Running Time: 108 minutes | Rated: PG-13
ACCESS TO SCREENING LINK: CATHERINE CALLED BIRDY can be watched by WGA members by visiting consideramazon.com and entering the access code provided in their event invitation email. The film is also available to watch on Amazon Prime.