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20th Century Women

Single mother Dorothea is concerned about the lack of a male role model for her impressionable son and persuades teenage friend Julie to give him some lessons in living life as it should be lived.

In Santa Barbara in 1979, 15-year-old Jamie lives with his single mother Dorothea in a shared house. Dorothea is concerned about the lack of a male role model for her impressionable son and persuades lodger Abbie and Jamie's teenage friend Julie to give him some lessons in living life as it should be lived.

1 hour, 59 minutes

Last on

Sat 24 Aug 2019 22:45

Music Played

Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • 00:04

    Talking Heads

    Psycho Killer

  • 00:07

    The Clash

    (White Man) In Hammersmith Palais

  • 00:09

    Benny Goodman and His Orchestra

    In A Sentimental Mood (1991 Remastered)

  • 00:19

    Rudy Vallée

    As Time Goes By

  • 00:24

    Germs

    Media Blitz

  • 00:26

    Siouxsie and the Banshees

    Love in a Void

  • 00:28

    Talking Heads

    Drugs

  • 00:47

    Suicide

    Cheree

  • 01:00

    Louis Armstrong and His Hot Five

    Basin Street Blues (Rec. 1928)

  • 01:03

    Neu!

    Lila Engel

  • 01:07

    DEVO

    Gut Feeling

  • 01:14

    David Bowie

    DJ

  • 01:17

    Talking Heads

    The Big Country

  • 01:45

    Purepath

    Skywalk

  • 01:48

    Rudy Vallée

    As Time Goes By

  • 01:48

    Buzzcocks

    Why Can't I Touch It?

Credits

Role Contributor
Dorothea Fields Annette Bening
Julie Hamlin Elle Fanning
Abbie Porter Greta Gerwig
William Billy Crudup
Jamie Lucas Jade Zumann
Julie's Mother Alison Elliott
Gail Porter Thea Gill
Director Mike Mills
Writer Mike Mills

Broadcast

  • Sat 24 Aug 2019 22:45