First Ten Pages: 20th Century Women (2016)

Screenplay by Mike Mills   20th Century Women is very much a love letter to writer-director Mike Mills’ mother, the same way his film Beginners is a love letter to his father. But at its core, the movie is about a mother’s struggle to raise her son on her own, trying to craft the ideal version of a man -- with the help of two other women. And as the below snippet of conversation from the script illustrates, the help of these two other women has consequences.…



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