20th Century Women
|20th Century Women|
Theatrical release poster
|Directed by||Mike Mills|
|Written by||Mike Mills|
|Music by||Roger Neill|
|Edited by||Leslie Jones|
- Annette Bening as Dorothea Fields
- Greta Gerwig as Abbie
- Elle Fanning as Julie
- Lucas Jade Zumann as Jamie Fields
- Billy Crudup as William
- Kirk Bovill as Carpenter #1
- Randy Ryan as Randy
- Alia Shawkat as Trish
- Darrell Britt-Gibson as Julian
- Thea Gill as Gail Porter
- Laura Slade Wiggins
- Nathalie Love as Cindy
- Waleed Zuaiter as Charlie
20th Century Women was first announced on January 16, 2015, that Mike Mills would direct the film based on his own script, and Annapurna Pictures' Megan Ellison would produce the film along with Anne Carey of Archer Gray and with Youree Henley. The film is set in Santa Barbara 1979 about a single mother who tries to teach her teenage son about love and freedom, along with two other women. On May 14, 2015, Annette Bening, Greta Gerwig and Elle Fanning joined the female lead cast of the film, in which Bening would play the single mother, Gerwig to play a young sophisticated photographer, and Fanning to play a provocative friend of the single mother's teenage son. On August 3, 2015, Billy Crudup was cast in a supporting role. Roger Neill composed the film's score.
Principal photography on the film began on September 8, 2015 in Southern California. During production on the film, Elle Fanning and Annette Bening were spotted on set. Production concluded on October 27, 2015.
In June 2016, A24 acquired U.S distribution rights to the film. The film had its world premiere at the New York Film Festival as the Centerpiece on October 8, 2016. It will also screen at the AFI Fest on November 16, 2016. The film is scheduled to be released in a limited release on December 25, 2016.
20th Century Women received positive reviews from film critics. It holds a 95% approval rating on review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes, based on 19 reviews, with an average rating of 8.3/10. On Metacritic, the film holds a rating of 76 out of 100, based on 12 critics, indicating "generally favorable reviews".
|List of awards and nominations|
|Award||Date of ceremony||Category||Recipient(s)||Result||Ref(s)|
|Critics' Choice Awards||December 11, 2016||Best Actress||Annette Bening||Pending|
|Best Supporting Actress||Greta Gerwig||Pending|
|Best Acting Ensemble||The cast of 20th Century Women||Pending|
|Gotham Awards||November 28, 2016||Best Actress||Annette Bening||Nominated|
|Independent Spirit Awards||February 25, 2017||Best Female Lead||Annette Bening||Pending|
|Best Screenplay||Mike Mills||Pending|
|Satellite Awards||February 19, 2017||Best Actress||Annette Bening||Pending|
|Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association||December 5, 2016||Best Actress||Annette Bening||Pending|
|Best Supporting Actress||Greta Gerwig||Pending|
|Best Ensemble||The cast of 20th Century Women||Pending|
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