Set in 1979 Santa Barbara, 20th Century Women follows Dorothea (Bening), a determined single mother in her mid-50s who is raising her adolescent son, Jamie (Zumann), at a time brimming with cultural change. When Dorothea enlists the help of two younger women — Abbie (Gerwig), a punk artist boarding in Fields’s home; and Julie (Elle Fanning), savvy teenage neighbor. Along with William (Crudup), a bohemian handyman who rooms in Dorothea’s house, they form a makeshift family forms that inspires them for the rest of their lives.
The 20th Century Women Blu-ray and DVD include an audio commentary with writer/director Mike Mills and two featurettes looking at the making of the film and the cast that brought it to life.
BLU-RAY / DVD SPECIAL FEATURES*
- Audio Commentary with Writer/Director Mike Mills
- “Making 20th Century Women” Featurette
- “20th Century Cast” Featurette