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Hannah is a recent college graduate interning at a Chicago production company. She is crushing on two writers at work... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

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Greta Gerwig ... Hannah
Kent Osborne ... Matt

Andrew Bujalski ... Paul

Ry Russo-Young ... Rocco

Mark Duplass ... Mike
Todd Rohal ... Brian Duges
Tipper Newton ... Minnie
Kris Swanberg ... Gaby (as Kris Williams)
Kevin Bewersdorf ... Guy Who Lays Down
Ivan Albertson ... Stephen
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Nathan Adloff ... Friend at Party (uncredited)
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Directed by
Joe Swanberg 
 
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Joe Swanberg  and
Greta Gerwig  and
Kent Osborne  and
Andrew Bujalski  additional material and
Ry Russo-Young  additional material and
Mark Duplass  additional material and
Todd Rohal  additional material and
Kevin Bewersdorf  additional material and
Tipper Newton  additional material and
Kris Swanberg  additional material (as Kris Williams)

Produced by
Anish Savjani .... producer
Rajen Savjani .... executive producer
Joe Swanberg .... producer
 
Original Music by
Kevin Bewersdorf 
 
Cinematography by
Joe Swanberg 
 
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Joe Swanberg 
 
Production Management
Meg DiGiovanni .... post-production supervisor
 
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Kevin Bewersdorf .... sound recordist
Chris James .... sound mixer
 
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Yohance Brown .... colorist
John Eremic .... digital intermediate supervisor
 
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Frank Ross .... supplier: additional equipment
Vincent Savino .... press kit
 
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Dan Brown .... special thanks
Jay Duplass .... special thanks
Aaron Katz .... special thanks
 

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USA:83 min
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Shot without a script.See more »
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6 out of 11 people found the following review useful.
Hannah Takes the Fall, 10 May 2009
Author: thesar-2 from United States

I admit I am not a Woody Allen fan, and I'm sure I'm not the only one out there that feels that way. But his movies have been consistently made for decades. Obviously someone has a thing for him to continuously produce and distribute his versions of comedy and life. So be it. Unfortunately, it's happening again with this group of self-proclaimed, non-actor nobodies, Mark Duplass, Joe Swanberg, etc. How anyone continues to release their "thoughts, ideas and everyday life shots" is beyond me. But, I guess, to each his/her own. I've now seen three of them: 'Baghead' seems to be the best of the bunch. Then the soft-porn excuse: 'Kissing on the Mouth.' And now, 'Hannah Takes the Stairs,' the worst of the three. That's saying a lot, considering 'Kissing' wasn't any good either. But, here we have even less acting, less plot, more face-close ups and more unintentionally hilarious scenes (both appear in the closing, yet another break up where the actors themselves seem to have a hard time from cracking up, it was so unreal. And a naked bath/trumpet scene – really?) Once again in these so-called "Mumblecore" films finds reasons to take women's clothes off for full-frontal nudity (along with the occasional full-frontal male shot, I guess for good measure/balance) and film EVERYTHING in sight. What makes me laugh in these movies is the extras – where they actually have deleted scenes. Seriously? Something was left out? The basic, and I mean they (no joke) had no script, synopsis is a terrible person (Hannah) who "doesn't know" herself/path (you'll hear that a lot) so she uses men and crushes them to "find" herself. Unfortunately, the actors' desire to "not act" in these films pays off and you get no emotion or creditability when she consistently breaks up with men. Advice: Show/Don't Tell.

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