If I can make it there, I'll make it anywhere
Frances is trying to make it as a dancer in New York. When her best friend gets involved in a serious relationship, begins to unravel. The awkwardness of the characters, especially Frances, and the things they do is painful to watch. But it is in these poignant moments that Noah Baumbach's ability to give his characters life. He reveals the humanness of the characters replete with flaws and gaffes and missteps. Visually, this film is beautiful. It is obviously an homage to the black and white era, but beyond the mere novelty of this, the film itself is wonderful.
Frances Ha dances its way to 4 out of 5 Poblanos!
Director: Noah Baumbach
Writer: Noah Baumbach,
Starring: Greta Gerwig, Mickey Sumner,
Rotten Tomatoes: 93%