Frances (Greta Gerwig) lives in New York, but she doesn’t really have an apartment. Frances is an apprentice for a dance company, but sheÂ¬Ï€s not really a dancer. Frances has a best friend named Sophie, but they aren’t really speaking anymore. Frances throws herself headlong into her dreams, even as their possible reality dwindles. Frances wants so much more than she has but lives her life with unaccountable joy and lightness.
Frances Ha is a modern comic fable that explores New York, friendship, class, ambition, failure, and redemption.
Director Noah Baumbach is best known for his 2005 movie The Squid & The Whale for which he received a Best Original Screenplay Oscar nomination.