As we prepare to witness Saoirse Ronan feud with Margot Robbie in Mary Queen of Scots, we pick out our five favourite films from one of the most talented actors of the moment.
5) On Chesil Beach (2017)
“On Chesil Beach is a beautiful film that pulls at your heartstrings…The performances are faultless with Howle (The Sense of an Ending) and Ronan (Brooklyn, Atonement) excelling as the film’s leads.” Read our full review…
4) Atonement (2007)
A young Ronan earned an Oscar nomination for her remarkable portrayal of a Briony Tallis (also played by Romola Garai) at 13 years old.
3) The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)
Ronan charms alongside Tony Revolori and Ralph Fiennes in Wes Anderson’s delightful 2014 tale.
2) Brooklyn (2015)
Ronan’s heartfelt performance leads the way in this romantic story about an Irish immigrant in 1950s Brooklyn.
1) Lady Bird (2017)
Teaming with director Greta Gerwig, Ronan brings authenticity and relatability to the role of a young women clumsily trying to find her identity.