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Different for girls: why virginity is still a burden for females in film

‘You’re going to have so much un-special sex in your life,’ says Timothée Chalamet to Saoirse Ronan in Lady Bird, the latest in a long line of females on screen who’ve been punished for their purity

“You’re going to have so much un-special sex in your life,” Timothée Chalamet tells Saoirse Ronan in Lady Bird, moments after her character loses her virginity to him. The scene is one of the most honest treatments of a subject that often remains pretty old-fashioned when it comes to stories in movies – especially when it concerns the exploits of women.

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