WHO’S IN IT?
Greta Gerwig (Frances Ha), Ethan Hawke (Before Sunset), Julianne Moore (Still Alice), Bill Hader (Trainwreck), Maya Rudolph (Bridesmaids), Travis Fimmel (Warcraft: The Beginning), Wallace Shawn (Clueless), Ida Rohatyn (film debut), Alex Morf (Madam Secretary), Jackson Frazer (Foxcatcher), Mina Sundwall (Freeheld), Fredi Walker-Browne (The Big C), Monte Greene (Exposed)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Rebecca Miller (The Ballad of Jack and Rose), director, writer, producer; Rachael Horovitz (Moneyball), producer; Michael Rohatyn (Duane Hopwood), composer; Sam Levy (While We’re Young), cinematographer; Sabine Hoffman (The Private Lives of Pippa Lee), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
Maggie (Gerwig), a young and independent New Yorker, decides to inseminate herself with the sperm of an old college acquaintance (Fimmel) in order to become a single mother. However, everything changes when she meets the older and more sophisticated John (Hawke), whose marriage to a woman named Georgette (Moore) is falling apart. Three years later, Maggie and John are married, and have a young daughter together – but Maggie is starting to fall out of love with him, so she devises a new plan: get John back together with Georgette, who seems to be more right for him…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
Greta Gerwig, a rising indie film star thanks to her collaborations with Noah Baumbach, is front and centre here as she delivers a strong comedic performance in this quirky romantic-comedy.