MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 26 this week

Tiny Furniture (2010)

 -  Comedy | Drama  -  30 March 2012 (UK)
6.3
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.3/10 from 8,746 users   Metascore: 72/100
Reviews: 35 user | 107 critic | 30 from Metacritic.com

About a recent college grad who returns home while she tries to figure out what to do with her life.

Director:

Writer:

Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $2.99 on Amazon Instant Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 44 titles
created 29 Mar 2013
 
a list of 24 titles
created 01 Sep 2013
 
a list of 46 titles
created 8 months ago
 
a list of 34 titles
created 7 months ago
 
a list of 35 titles
created 3 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Tiny Furniture" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Tiny Furniture (2010)

Tiny Furniture (2010) on IMDb 6.3/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Tiny Furniture.

User Polls

3 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

College student Ella is completely focused on her ambiguously romantic relationship with her dorm-mate, Chris. She is so consumed by trying to understand his behavior that she's neglecting ... See full summary »

Director: Lena Dunham
Stars: Richard Brundage, Jeffrey Cristiani, Grace Dunham
Girls (TV Series 2012)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

A comedy about the experiences of a group of girls in their early 20s.

Stars: Lena Dunham, Allison Williams, Jemima Kirke
Short | Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Double exposures produced by an antique camera lead two New York photography students on a bizarre and unnerving journey to a backwater town, where a cult of mysterious 'boxheads' entrap ... See full summary »

Director: Jordan Galland
Stars: Erika Thormahlen, Mark Sarosi, Steven Bender
Nobody Walks (2012)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

A Silver Lake family's relaxed dynamic is tested after they take in a young artist so she can complete her art film.

Director: Ry Russo-Young
Stars: John Krasinski, Olivia Thirlby, Rosemarie DeWitt
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Two New York film editors balance their personal relationships while reworking a movie in crisis.

Director: Daniel Schechter
Stars: Alex Karpovsky, Tarik Lowe, Arielle Kebbel
Frances Ha (2012)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

A story that follows a New York woman (who doesn't really have an apartment), apprentices for a dance company (though she's not really a dancer), and throws herself headlong into her dreams, even as their possibility dwindles.

Director: Noah Baumbach
Stars: Greta Gerwig, Mickey Sumner, Adam Driver
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

An ambitious painter on the verge of a big break confronts his moral decay when his idealist, hell-raising, younger sister comes to stay with him in New York City for the summer.

Director: Lawrence Michael Levine
Stars: Sophia Takal, Lawrence Michael Levine, Brooke Bloom
Red Flag (2012)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

A solipsistic filmmaker takes his independent film on tour. Hoping to escape the pain of his recent breakup, he stumbles into a twisting constellation of fear, sex, and tortured ... See full summary »

Director: Alex Karpovsky
Stars: Dustin Guy Defa, Alex Karpovsky, Keith Poulson
Delusional Downtown Divas (TV Series 2009)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Stars: Mary Bronstein, Joana D'Avillez, Lena Dunham
Best Friends I (2013)
Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  
Director: Lena Dunham
Stars: Grace Dunham, Alice Gregory, Isabel Halley
Tight Shots (2007–2008)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
Stars: Carlen Altman, Teddy Blanks, Lena Dunham
Dealing (2006)
Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.2/10 X  
Director: Lena Dunham
Stars: Grace Dunham, Laurie Simmons, Carroll Dunham
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
Siri
...
Nadine
Rachel Howe ...
Candice
...
...
Ashlynn
...
Jed
...
Charlotte
Garland Hunter ...
Noelle
Isen Ritchie ...
Jacob
Sarah Sophie Flicker ...
Julia
...
Keith
...
Bus Boy
Charlotte Istel ...
Drunk Girl
Peter Rosenblum ...
No Pants Kid
Edit

Storyline

About a recent college grad who returns home while she tries to figure out what to do with her life.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Aura would like you to know that she is having a very, very hard time.

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

30 March 2012 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

Mebelki  »

Box Office

Budget:

$65,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$21,235 (USA) (12 November 2010)

Gross:

$389,804 (USA) (18 February 2011)
 »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Aura's mother and sister are played by Lena Dunham's real-life mother and sister, Laurie Simmons and Grace Dunham. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Aura: Honey, I'm home... Family?
Candace: Downstairs...
Siri: Can you turn your right toe slightly towards me?
Nadine: It hurts.
Siri: Perfect.
[click]
See more »

Connections

References Saturday Night Live (1975) See more »

Soundtracks

Aaron
Performed by Rebecca Schiffman
Written by Rebecca Schiffman
Published by Ludge House (ASCAP)
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Vapid, Empty, Direction-less, Quirky, and Semi-Profound.
2 February 2012 | by (California, United States) – See all my reviews

This film is essentially about a young college graduate trying to figure out what she wants to do with her life. The fact that, throughout the movie, things only get more confusing for her, only adds to the realism of the film. I have read some reviews where people claim the movie is TOO pointless, or too confusing, or just generally lacking something. I understand this position, but to the people who think this, I kind of feel like they are taking the place of Aura's mother when Aura says to her mom "you never listen to me". This is a movie that requires you to heavily invest in the characters, so if you dislike them immediately, you will probably not like this movie, either.

Aura is a great character, one of the most realistic characters I have seen in a while. Even though I am a male, and am nowhere near her level of wealth nor as self-depressed, I am around her age and I could surprisingly still easily relate to her. Mostly because the time when you define yourself seems so important, and yet it is mostly a time where not a lot happens. Despite her 'hard time' she is still generally upbeat and curious towards everything, because I believe her character wants to believe, like her mother says, "your 20s don't matter that much...I never think about the past".

She is, however, a very vapid character. She tends to choose the wrong people to hang out with, and she is somewhat weak (I mean, she moans the whole movie that no one cares, but the one friend who truly does, she basically shafts). Yet, she is likable because she has flaws and she embraces them. We rarely see her in fits of emo pity; instead we see an intelligent, very funny young woman simply trying to escape the shadows of her family and overcome the awkwardness of young adulthood.

There are flaws here, but the writing was amazing (despite a lack of plot) - the dialogue is realistic and often hilarious. The composition of shots is brilliant, and the apartment's white walls draw beautiful contrast in certain shots. And the acting was stellar considering the indie nature and family sourcing which Dunham used to make the film.

It is not perfect, but it was an enjoyable experience, and I can imagine it only gets better with repeat viewings...since you know what to expect, you can focus more on the 'tiny' details that truly make up the triumph of the film.


12 of 17 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Boys, Why the hate? queensamika
Why dump Frankie? LadyConsumer
The cinematography... anotherjadedfool
Ending AsuperTAURUS
No need to be creative anymore or original anymore in indie cinema kenpac
To clear something up.. newguy20
Discuss Tiny Furniture (2010) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?