“…an agreeably easygoing piece of work that benefits greatly from Gerwig’s consistently engaging performance…”
- David Nusair, Reel Film Reviews
At A Glance: A story that follows a New York woman (who doesn’t really have an apartment), apprentices for a dance company (though she’s not really a dancer), and throws herself headlong into her dreams, even as their possible reality dwindles.
Frances lives in New York, but she doesn’t really have an apartment. Frances is an apprentice for a dance company, but she’s not really a dancer. Frances has a best friend named Sophie, but they aren’t really speaking anymore. Frances throws herself headlong into her dreams, even as their possible reality dwindles. Frances wants so much more than she has but lives her life with unaccountable joy and lightness.
Click here to read or listen to the NPR interview with the film’s star actress, Greta Gerwig.
Rated R/1hr 26min/2012/Comedy