Frances Ha

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Frances Ha
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IFC Films
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[Irvington, N.Y.]
Distributed by Criterion Collection
Director-approved dual-format Blu-Ray and DVD special edition
2 videodiscs (86 minutes) : DVD video, Blu-ray, sound, black & white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet ([16] pages : illustrations ; 16 cm)
Originally released as a motion picture in 2012.
Production notes and essay "The Green Girl" by playwright Annie Baker are included in container insert.
Special features: Peter Bodganovich and Baumbach (new conversation between filmmaker Bogdanovich and cowriter- director Baumbach); Sarah Polley and Greta Gerwig (new conversation between actor and filmmaker Polley and the film's cowriter and star, Gerwig); Interpreting reality (new conversation about the look of Frances Ha between Baumbach, director of photography Sam Levy, and Pascal Dangin, who did the film's color mastering); Trailer. Booklet features an essay by playwright Annie Baker.
All content and special features available on both Blu-Ray and DVD discs.
Director of photography, Sam Levy ; production designer, Sam Lisenco ; edited by Jennifer Lame.
Greta Gerwig is radiant as a woman in her late twenties in contemporary New York, trying to sort out her ambitions, her finances, and, above all, her tight but changing bond with her best friend, Sophie (Mickey Sumner). Meticulously directed by Noah Baumbach (Kicking and Screaming) with a free-and-easy vibe reminiscent of the French New Wave's most spirited films, and written by Baumbach and Gerwig with an effortless combination of sweetness and wit, Frances Ha gets at both the frustrations and the joys of being young and unsure of where to go next. This wry and sparkling city romance is a testament to the ongoing vitality of independent American cinema.
[MPAA rating: R, for sexual references and language].
IFC Films ; directed by Noah Baumbach ; written by Noah Baumbach & Greta Gerwig ; produced by Noah Baumbach, Scott Rudin, Lila Yacoub, Rodrigo Teixeira ; executive producers, Fernando Loureiro, Lourenço Sant'Anna ; RT Features presents a Pine District and Scott Rudin production ; a Noah Baumbach picture
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