Brie Larson was born in Sacramento, California, to Sylvain and Heather Desaulniers. Her parents are chiropractors and practice together. When his parents separated in his childhood, he moved to Los Angeles with his mother and sister. After being home schooled, he studied acting at the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco, California.
His paternal grandparents were of French-Canadian origin, from Manitoba. Her paternal grandmother, Gabrielle Desaulniers, died in December 2015. Growing up, Larson’s first language was French. Brie stated in an interview that she chose “Larson” as her stage name from her grandmother’s last name in Sweden, as her last name was very difficult to pronounce, although later in an interview on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon stated that he took it. her stage name is Kirsten Larson, an American Girl doll she received as a child.
For this reason, today in Cinemanía we recommend 5 films that the actress starred in, within the framework of her 33 years of life:
Neighbors to the Rescue (2005)
The plot describes the attempts of a group of children to save an owl habitat, which a businessman wants to destroy in order to build an establishment dedicated to the sale of crepes. The film lasts 90 minutes.
The Life of Grace (2013)
Grace (Brie Larson) is a young woman who works as a supervisor at Short Term 12, a shelter for teenagers in dangerous situations. She loves her work and her life is dedicated to caring for children. But, at the same time, a conflict in the past weighs on him and fills him with pain. When an intelligent and restless woman enters the center, she realizes that she can no longer avoid the problems she has experienced since childhood. The film lasts 96 minutes.
The Room (2015)
For Jack, a five-year-old boy, the bedroom is the whole world, the place where he was born, where he eats, plays and learns with his mother. At night, Mom makes him sleep in the closet, when old Nick comes. The room was Jack’s home, while for his mother it was the cubicle where she had been locked for seven years, kidnapped since she was nineteen. With great determination and skill, the young woman created a life for her son in that small space, and her love for him was the only thing that allowed her to endure the unbearable. However, Jack’s curiosity is growing, along with his mother’s desperation, who knows the room won’t hold the two of them for much longer. The film lasts 118 minutes.
Captain Marvel (2019)
The story follows Carol Danvers as she becomes one of the universe’s most powerful heroes, when Earth finds herself caught in the middle of a galactic war between two alien races… Set in the 90s, ‘Captain Marvel’ is a new story from a time period never before seen in the history of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The film lasts 125 minutes.
Unicorn Shop (2019)
Kit (Brie Larson) is a failed actress who moves back in with her parents and takes a job in the office of a temp agency. One day he receives a mysterious letter from an unknown seller (Samuel L. Jackson) who invites him to “The Store”, a strange, nondescript place that sells “whatever you need .” The seller offers him the chance to have it all by fulfilling his childhood fantasy: owning a unicorn. The film lasts 92 minutes.