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92 Ratings

Marriage Material

Directed by Joe Swanberg
United States, 2012


Emily and Andrew, a young couple living in Memphis, agree to babysit their friend’s 6-month-old for a day. The experience causes them to examine their own relationship and their feelings about marriage and children.

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Marriage Material Directed by Joe Swanberg

Critics reviews

The film’s centerpiece is a riveting, 15-minute scene in which they talk in bed. Shot mostly with a static camera and long takes, there is a patience and attentiveness here that is not attenuated by the restlessness of handheld camera or by a surfeit of characters.
April 08, 2016
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