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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 
 
Writing credits
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 
 
Film Editing by
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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14 out of 21 people found the following review useful.
makes vapidity interesting, 25 August 2007
Author: jacky-12 from United States

Hannah is so self-absorbed, she doesn't even realize she is. She laments that the world is full of self-absorbed people and that everyday gestures of friendliness are rooted in fear of the dark side of others. And yet she seems to give nothing worthwhile of herself and seems oblivious to the needs of others or the ramifications of her actions. She is drifting aimlessly, momentarily amused by the affections of men with whom she rapidly bores. Nonetheless, she is fascinating to watch. Excellent acting with brilliant unspoken subtext, which is critical, since Hannah is largely inarticulate. If you know any lost 20-somethings, you will recognize them in this. Many scenes go on too long, the dialog is bland and mundane. The men are cute and like to cuddle. The women confused and uninspiring.

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