Tag Archives: mumblecore

Tiny Furniture (2010): “I’m in a postgraduate delirium.”

Lena Dunham’s directorial debut, Tiny Furniture (2010) is an independent comedy/drama about a young woman named Aura, played by Dunham herself, who returns home after graduating from college and is set the hard task of finding out where to go from there. She moves back in with her mother Siri (Laurie Simmons) and her sister […]

Frances Ha (2013): “This apartment is so aware of itself.”

Noah Baumbach’s ode to mumblecore Frances Ha (2013) is a surprising film that will defy your expectations. Frances Halliday (Greta Gerwig) is your typical ‘young modern person’ trying to find her way in life. After an awkward break-up, Frances’ living situation becomes increasingly complicated, as does the search for her own life’s purpose. We follow […]