A new Prime Video film based on Karen Cushman''s same name novel is now available, which follows a young woman growing up amid the pressures of medieval society.
Lena Dunham, who directed the film in an interview with Vanity Fair, said: "It''s not a story about a teenage warrior. It''s a story about a forbidden teenage romance. She has no magical abilities.
"It does not fall into [those] constraints, and she is really a complicated, challenging, and difficult taskyoung woman."
Bella Ramsay, the lead actress who plays Catherine aka Birdy, said: "It was so gruesome. I love Birdy''s idioms, humor, and awkwardness."
Here''s everything you need to know about the next film...
Catherine Called Birdy release date
Prime Video will be available starting Friday, October 7, but it is expected to have a limited theatre release on Friday, September 23.
A new featurette has been released ahead of the film''s release, which you may take a look below if you want to learn a little more about the filming process and meet actress Bella Ramsey!
Catherine Called Birdy plot
"The youngest child of Lord Rollo and Lady Aislinn is Lady Catherine (also known as Birdy) in Stonebridge, a Medieval English town. Her playground is Stonebridge Manor, a house that, like the family, has had better days.
"Financially depressed and depressing, Rollo sees his daughter as his journey 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 eager to stand off any suitor who comes calling in increasingly delectable ways. Her lords, her defiance, and her deep belief in her own right to independence forced her on a collision course with her parents. When
Catherine will be escorting against her parents, who only have one key goal for her: to marry her off as soon as possible. However, Catherine is evidently desire to choose her own path in life!
Catherine Called Birdy cast
Bella Ramsey is played by an all-star cast. She''s no stranger to playing a medieval character, as she''s best known for playing Lyanna Mormontin HBO''s.
Catherine''s father is Lord Rollo, while''s Billie Piper is her mother Lady Aislinn. A family includes star Joe Alwynas George, Catherine''s uncle, and Dean-Charles Chapmanas Robert, Catherine''s older brother.
In unnamed roles, star Ralph Inesonas Golden Tiger, ''isis Hainsworthas Aelis,'' and Lena Dunham and Archie Renaux are also cast.
Is there a trailer?
Yes, there''s a trailer, and it looks like there''s a lot going on!
Catherine and her parents share a common sense on their lives. She mocks those who want to marry her, including declaring that the Catherine he''s looking for has a third ear, and makes everything she can to get rid of potential suitors.
More can be seen here...