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Frances Ha (2012)
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Frances Ha (2012)

  MOVIE HOUSE CONCESSIONS EPISODE #13
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IFC Films debuted Frances Ha at the Telluride Film Festival on September 1, 2012 with a limited released on May 17, 2013; grossing $11.3 million worldwide. Noah Baumbach directed the film which he and Greta Gerwig wrote. The mumblecore dramedy starred Greta Gerwig, Mickey Sumner, and Adam Driver.

Frances Ha Movie Summary

Frances Ha is a modern comic fable in the tradition of classic Woody Allen; not just because of the black & white cinematography or intricate authentic New York locations, but also for the refreshing observational wit Greta Gerwig possesses.

As cash strapped Frances Ha, she is epic in up tempo delivery; getting inside the character who has no real place of her own. She prefers to couch hop or crash in friends apartments while apprenticing for a established NY company. She’s not exactly a dancer, but still looks to become a full time member. That, in turn, will allow her a chance to develop her own choreography.

Her best friend, Sophie, doesn’t often see eye to eye with Frances often brushing her with the silent treatment.

Frances is a spontaneous and free wheeling individual that endears her to many. However it often prevents her confidence to shine at crucial moments.
She takes a two-day trip to Paris putting her into further financial turmoil.

Often finding herself surrounded in conversations regarding children, marriage, and careers and so forth, her own direction seems to be a continuous sway even resorting to a brief stage of lying to those close to her.

Exploring The Big Apple with Frances is hilarious, interesting, heartbreaking and ambitious with cool musical interludes that mean something.

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  • Eddie

    I think Paul Verhoeven’s Elle would be a great candidate for this show. Still not sure what to think of it.

    • moviehousechris

      I think that’s a good one to put on the list!