Tiny Furniture

Tiny Furniture

DVD - 2012
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A recent college graduate named Aura returns to New York and moves back in with her mother and sister. As painfully confessional as it is endlessly amusing, Tiny Furniture is an authentic, incisive portrait of a young woman at a crossroads.
Publisher: [United States] : Criterion Collection, [2012]
ISBN: 9781604655421
Branch Call Number: DVD F TIN
Alternative Title: Creative nonfiction

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librarylizzard Jun 04, 2015

This had a similar feel (and many of the same actors) as Girls. Pretty much like a long, drawn out episode that was marginally less exciting. I didn't hate it, but wouldn't recommend it unless Girls is right up your alley.

A recent college graduate named Aura returns to New York and moves back in with her mother and sister. As painfully confessional as it is endlessly amusing, Tiny Furniture is an authentic, incisive portrait of a young woman at a crossroads.


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mmchugh_mnpls
Jan 26, 2016

Sometimes painful to watch. Spoiled brat sisters exploit and dump on friends and family, while letting higher status peers exploit and make fools of them. A better post-graduate drama is Frances Ha

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breemu
Dec 31, 2015

This is the very first thing I've ever seen by Lena Dunham. A couple flashes of brilliance and a lot of...not so much.

rufus_red4 Sep 12, 2015

Lena Dunham wrote, directs and stars in this movie about a girl who comes home from college to live with her mother and sister. The movie was filmed in her mother's apartment and, you guessed it, her mother and sister play the said roles. That's probably the most interesting aspect of this film. I felt I was watching a very well made student film. Dunham has some of the comic manic qualities of Woody Allen and those moments I enjoyed. You also see where the eventual show 'Girls' gets it's basis from. But she can't seem to get any narrative thrust going nor can she wrap up the story to any satisfying conclusion. What was the ending anyhow? It ended rather abruptly after a dull last act to the movie. I feel she's very talented and I am happy for her success but I don't feel she's done her best work yet.

librarylizzard Jun 04, 2015

This had a similar feel (and many of the same actors) as Girls. Pretty much like a long, drawn out episode that was marginally less exciting. I didn't hate it, but wouldn't recommend it unless Girls is right up your alley.

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oloughma
Apr 19, 2015

Myopic drivel. I'm surprised at Criterion for releasing it, I expect better from them. A complete waste of time. They compare her with Woody Allen?! In whose dreams?

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talisencrw
Jun 30, 2014

Awful. Quite honestly, the worst movie I have ever seen. No idea how it made it into The Criterion Collection.

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ottawabooknerd
Aug 14, 2013

Prequel to HBO's Girls? Very similar story lines.

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jonnybroom
Aug 13, 2013

I liked this movie a lot. An amazingly assured work for such a young director. Interesting characters, unselfconsciously played. A window into the lives of twenty-somethings in the new century.

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agw88
Apr 25, 2013

this movie is my life at the moment. totally believable. somewhat depressing.

johnnyg7 Mar 07, 2013

i think i'm already tired of lena dunham. this and nobody walks were awful.

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