Greenberg
- Ben Stiller


Overview - Hollywood meets the mumblecore indie movement in this film starring TROPIC THUNDER’s Ben Stiller and HANNAH TAKES THE STAIRS’ Greta Gerwig. Stiller plays Roger Greenberg, a man who falls for his brother’s assistant (Gerwig) while he is going through a life crisis.  Read more...

 
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Overview

Hollywood meets the mumblecore indie movement in this film starring TROPIC THUNDER’s Ben Stiller and HANNAH TAKES THE STAIRS’ Greta Gerwig. Stiller plays Roger Greenberg, a man who falls for his brother’s assistant (Gerwig) while he is going through a life crisis. Directed by Noah Baumbach, GREENBERG also stars Rhys Ifans, Jennifer Jason Leigh, and mumblecore regular Mark Duplass.

Cast List

Noah Baumbach - Director/Writer
Ben Stiller - American director/actor, MEET THE PARENTS (2000)
Greta Gerwig - Actress, HANNAH TAKES THE STAIRS
Rhys Ifans - British actor, NOTTING HILL
Mark Duplass - Writer-director
Brie Larson - Actor, SLEEPOVER (2004)
Juno Temple - Star, NOTES ON A SCANDAL, (2006)
Jennifer Jason Leigh - American Actress, SINGLE WHITE FEMALE
Scott Rudin - Producer/Executive

 
Details
    DVD Format
  • Format: DVD
  • Run Time: 108
  • Color Format: Color
  • UPC: 025192047718
  • Genre: Drama
  • Rating: R (MPAA)
  • Release Date: July 2010

Related Categories:
Movies > Comedies

Related Keywords:
Live-Action
Romance
Romantic Comedy
Brothers
Romances
Love

 
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Reviews:
3 stars out of 5 -- "[D]irector/writer Noah Baumbach moves the whole shebang along at a brisk pace....The humor and the pathos shine through." - 02/22/2010 Box Office


"[T]he psychological geography of GREENBERG is terrain Baumbach has been mapping in increasingly sharp relief since his 1995 debut KICKING AND SCREAMING..." - 03/01/2010 Film Comment


"GREENBERG scintillates with intelligence, razor's edge humor and austere empathy for its struggling lovers." - 03/19/2010 Wall Street Journal


"[F]or those looking for realistic, complex characters coping with believable emotional hurtles, this is an unexpected gem." - 03/19/2010 USA Today


"It is the funniest and saddest movie Mr. Baumbach has made so far, and also the riskiest." - 03/19/2010 New York Times


3 stars out of 4 -- "Writer-director Noah Baumbach walks the fragile line between humor and heartbreak. Ben Stiller is exceptional..." - 04/01/2010 Rolling Stone


"[T]here is something undeniably compelling about the surgical precision with which the filmmaker picks at neuroses that feel very personal." - 03/26/2010 Entertainment Weekly


3.5 stars out of 4 -- "This is an intriguing film, shifting directions, considering Greenberg's impossibility in one light and then another....What Ben Stiller does with the role is fascinating." - 03/24/2010 Chicago Sun-Times


3 stars out of 4 -- "[A] quietly funny portrait of grown-ups growing up..." - 03/26/2010 Washington Post


4 stars out of 5 -- "GREENBERG is a groundbreaking performance for Stiller....The film comes with a fine soundtrack from LCD Soundsystem's James Murphy." - 07/01/2010 Uncut


"GREENBERG is a great spectacle of toxic emotional stasis..." - 07/01/2010 Sight and Sound


4 stars out of 5 -- "Stiller expertly manages to eke out a small measure of sympathy from easily his most unpleasant character in years." - 11/01/2010 Total Film

 
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