Frances Ha Poster

Release Date: May 17th, 2013

DVD Release Date: November 12th, 2013

R|1 hr 25 min

Plot Summary
Frances (Greta Gerwig) goes from apartment to apartment in Brooklyn as she looks for a job and a stable partner.

Cast: Greta Gerwig, Mickey Sumner, Michael Zegen, Adam Driver, Charlotte d'Amboise, Grace Gummer, Patrick Heusinger, Michael Esper

Director: Noah Baumbach

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: RT Features

Distributors: IFC Films

Ratings & Reviews

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  • Running through the streets of New York for the sheer hell of it, Frances has the gift of joy to her very marrow. As for Greta Gerwig, I get the feeling she's just gearing up. show more

  • The director mixes moods with a playfulness that is both brazen and carefree and yet precisely modulated, yielding results that amplify the specific content of the screenplay. This makes for a film that, however cheap it was to make, is incredibly rich to watch. show more

  • Frances Ha also marks the rare instance in which an actress has the perfect role at the perfect time. Ms. Gerwig's work here is fragile, delicate, subject to bruising; something that could wither under too much attention. Perhaps Ms. Gerwig is the greatest actress alive. And maybe Frances Ha is just the ghost orchid of independent cinema. show more

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