- 86 min
- Directed by: Noah Baumbach
- Written by: Noah Baumbach, Greta Gerwig
- Cast: Greta Gerwig, Mickey Sumner, Adam Driver
- UK release: 26 July 2013
Baumbach's comedy drama focuses on a New Yorker (Gerwig) eagerly throwing herself at life.
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How long can she put off becoming an adult?
In this deft comedy, Greta Gerwig gives a breakout performance as Frances, a 27-year-old dancer who, struggling to stay afloat after her roommate leaves their Brooklyn apartment, must try to find a place for herself, both literally and metaphorically. How long can Frances linger in the fun but awkward transition between a student lifestyle and adult responsibilities? A fast-paced homage to the French New Wave, a love poem to New York City, and a delightful personal portrait.
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Frances Ha20 Jun 2013
Noah Baumbach directs Greta Gerwig in a vintage comedy that is by turns acid-tongued and whimsical
Imagine Miranda Hart's TV sitcom alter ego as a gauche, gallumphing gal from Brooklyn and you have Frances Ha, a sweet, self-conscious charmer from Noah Baumbach (Greenberg) that provides a tailor-made showcase for the comic skills of Greta Gerwig, who…
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