Baumbach’s debut feature centers on an indecisive and unmotivated group of college graduates who wrestle with their plans for the future (or lack thereof).
In the hopes of expanding their social circle, a couple living in Brooklyn throw a series of parties in their apartment. Baumbach has since retracted his directing and writing credit from the film, effectively disowning it.
Writer Lester Grimm (Eric Stoltz) and the eccentric Ramona Ray (Annabella Sciorra) are enjoying their burgeoning romance, but things become complicated when Lester begins to seek out one of Ramona’s exes to see if he’s still in love with her.
In the wake of their parents’ divorce, brothers Walt (Jesse Eisenberg) and Frank (Owen Kline) find themselves in emotional turmoil as they struggle to find a source of stability.
Margot (Nicole Kidman) and her son Claude (Zane Pais) travel to Long Island to attend her sister’s (Jennifer Jason Leigh) wedding. The trip quickly detiorates as the two begin to reveal family secrets and personal qualms about each other’s places in life.
Roger Greenberg (Ben Stiller), a slightly neurotic New York carpenter, returns to Los Angeles to housesit for his brother. While there, he meets Florence (Greta Gerwig), and the two begin a tentative relationship as he reexamines the direction of his life.
Frances Halladay (Greta Gerwig) relentlessly pursues her dream of becoming a professional dancer despite several personal, financial and emotional setbacks, and bounces from one place to another as she attempts to sort out her life.
Middle-aged couple Josh (Ben Stiller) and Cornelia (Naomi Watts) live a practical, predictable existence until they meet the young and vibrant Jamie (Adam Driver) and Darby (Amanda Seyfried), who inspire them to reclaim their youth.
Tracy Fishko (Lola Kirke) is quietly and hesitantly adjusting to life at Barnard in New York, but becomes enraptured with her idiosyncratic soon-to-be stepsister, Brooke (Greta Gerwig).
One of the most iconic directors of the New Hollywood era, Brian De Palma (“Carrie,” “Scarface”) discusses his extensive career and his particular style of filmmaking, from his exhilarating psychological thrillers to his incendiary use of imagery. Co-directed with Jake Paltrow.