The past few weeks Toronto Film Festival has been announcing some if it’s line up for this year. One of those films set to make it’s world premiere will be Lena Dunham‘s Catherine Called Birdy.
The exact date of it’s premiere has still to be announced, it will be between 8th to 18th September.
Bella Ramsey (Game Of Thrones) is our titular protagonist. Based on the popular teen books of the same name by Karen Cushman. We find ourselves in Medieval England, the year 1290 and follows the youngest daughter of a noble family. Her father wants to present his daughter to potential suitors , Catherine comes up with innovative ways to put them off.
As we wait for that premiere and official Trailer release. Amazon have released a new image from the film…
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The year? 1290. In the Medieval English village of Stonebridge, Lady Catherine (known as Birdy) is the youngest child of Lord Rollo and the Lady Aislinn. Her playground is Stonebridge Manor, a house that, like the family, has seen better days. Financially destitute and utterly greedy, Rollo sees his daughter as his path out of financial ruin by marrying her off to a wealthy man for money and land. But Birdy, like all the great teen heroines, is spirited, clever, and adventurous and ready to put off any suitor that comes calling in increasingly ingenious ways. Her imagination, defiance, and deep belief in her own right to independence put her on a collision course with her parents. When the vilest suitor of all arrives, they are presented with the ultimate test of love for their daughter.
The cast for this one also includes Billie Piper, Andrew Scott, Joe Alwyn, Ralph Ineson, and Dean-Charles Chapman.
After Catherine Called Birdy makes it’s world premiere, it will arrive in UK, Irish and U.S Cinemas from 23rd September. Then heading to Prime Video on 7th October.