(Poster courtesy IFC Films)Noah Baumbach, famous for his Oscar-nominated portrait of divorce, The Squid and the Whale, and for his writing partnership with Wes Anderson (The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou, Fantastic Mr. Fox), has teamed up with his girlfriend, actress Greta Gerwig, on his latest endeavor. The film is Frances Ha and the couple wrote it, Baumbach directed, and Gerwig stars as the eponymous character. Filmed in black and white, the indie project is a true, awkward, and very...Read Full Story
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Baumbach seems to have found his comedic stroke with the help of Gerwig, who's insanely likable and easy to root for as a young woman at the crossroads.
Greta Gerwig began her acting career as a mumblecore sweetheart. She appears as either a woman in a relationship or the object of men's desires in almost every film she's done: Baghead, Hannah Takes the Stairs, Nights and Weekends, Greenberg, Lola Versus, even in Arthur. She's...Read Full Story
Noah Baumbach (born September 3, 1969) is an Academy Award-nominated writer and director best known for the films "The Squid and the Whale" and "Margot at the Wedding." Find more pictures, news and articles about Noah Baumbach here.