Margot and her son Claude decide to visit her sister Pauline after she announces that she is getting married to less-than-impressive Malcolm. In short order, the storm the sisters create leaves behind a a mess of thrashed relationships and exposed family secrets. —IMDb
Baumbach made his writing and directing debut at the age of 26 with Kicking and Screaming (1995), a comedy about four young men who graduate from college and refuse to move on with their lives. The film starred Josh Hamilton, Chris Eigeman, and Carlos Jacott and premiered in 1995 at the New York Film Festival. Baumbach was chosen as one of Newsweek ’s “Ten New Faces of 1996”.
In 1997 he wrote and directed Mr. Jealousy, a film about a young writer so jealous about his girlfriend that he sneaks into the group therapy sessions of her ex-boyfriend to discover what kind of relationship they had. He then co-wrote (under the name Jesse Carter) and directed (under the name Ernie Fusco) the New York-set comedy of manners Highball. He co-wrote The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004) with Wes Anderson.
His 2005 film The Squid and the Whale was a semi-autobiographical comedy-drama about his childhood in Brooklyn and the effect… read more
"He's not ugly, just completely unnatractive." Gosh, people can be mean... don't bite your tongue, Margot. Kudos to Baumbach, Kidman and Leigh for turning an ugly story into an oddly attractive movie.
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There is something about ‘Margot at the Wedding’ that gets to me. Besides my admiration for Noah Baumbach — the director — I look up to him for his guts as a screenwriter. He doesn’t hold anything… read review
A movie that you are not tempted to see more than once, but…it doesn’t work that well if you don’t. Great writing in the script and great actors performance also. Even Jack Black is well directed and… read review
It took me a long time to decide how I felt about this film. My initial response was that I didn’t like it, but I think I was tricked because I didn’t like the characters or what they did. That doesn’t… read review