If you put Lilian and Lady Bird in the same room, they wouldn't be able to tolerate each other. We shouldn't have to compare two female directors to appreciate both their work in different lights. The actress reminded me of a younger Shailene Woodly in Spectacular Now except she had more of an edge and her voice wasn't as nauseating (imo). Just like Men, Women, and Children -- I actually bought this film after watching the trailer which rarely happens. The shots really inspired me and Lillian was a very strong character to follow--we don't see much of that these days and it was refreshing to watch. I highly suggest this film along with Palo Alto, Lady Bird, and Men, Women, and Children.