Frances Ha

Movie review by Jeffrey Anderson, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 16+

Smart, hilarious, mature look at an appealing scatterbrain.

R 2013 86 minutes

Parents say

age 17+

Based on 5 reviews

Kids say

age 15+

Based on 8 reviews

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age 16+

A bit self indulgent with low stakes rewards

Quirky...code word...self indulgent...surprising...code word...challenging narrative structure...intriguing navel gazing...this i agree with. Although I found this film self indulgent, with a challenging narrative structure and an egregious "New York" film I would not say this film is a waste of time. Everyone in the film seems to mean it. Although I winced many times during Frances Ha I did want to see how it turned out. My efforts were rewarded with low grade self actualization. However, I also do not think that film should always make you feel good and this film accomplishes that. It has a stamp of privilege that insists on a "happy ending." Enter at your own risk.
age 15+

i had high expectations

i thought i would really like this movie, i generally like noah baumbach’s writing. it’s a pretty boring movie in my opinion, but not in the uneventful yet eventful way ladybird does. the best part was adam driver. i was very bored throughout the movie. there were a few funny lines.

This title has:

Too much sex

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