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Tiny Furniture (2010)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 30 March 2012 (UK)
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About a recent college grad who returns home while she tries to figure out what to do with her life.

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

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

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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$65,000 (estimated)

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

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$389,804 (USA) (18 February 2011)
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Noelle and her son Jacob are played by actual mother and son Garland Hunter and Isen Ritchie. Hunter is married to artist Matthew Ritchie, and their family actually does live in the very same apartment building on Desbosses St. in downtown Manhattan as the film's creator Lena Dunham and her real-life artist parents Carroll Dunham and Laurie Simmons. See more »

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[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.
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Featured in Brows Held High: Tiny Furniture (2014) See more »

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When U Come Home
Written by Teddy Blanks
Performed by Teddy Blanks
Published by Gunga Din (ASCAP)
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Enjoyable But Over Praised
17 November 2010 | by (L.A. CA) – See all my reviews

TINY FURNITURE should be commended - a young filmmaker uses her mom's loft and her actual mom and sister to play her mom and sister - shoots it on a HD video camera for about 50k and becomes an Indie Film darling! That is amazing and I love hearing stories like this. Dunham is very talented and there are great scenes in this movie but the rave reviews are waaaaay over the top. Slow down. The film just meanders - it starts to repeat itself and I found the ending lacking. I do not need everything all tied up in a bow for me and I love films that just mosey a long (Stranger in Paradise, etc.) but after awhile - the film does just seem like a bunch of scenes stitched together without any payoff of any kind. I get that many young people will totally relate with the story of a college graduate having no idea what to do with her life and Dunham is perfect in the role - in fact, it was refreshing to see a woman as a lead who looks like her - she is dumpy with thick legs, a big butt and she walks around a lot of the movie pantless - which is great - that's how a lot of people walk around in the privacy of their own home. I'm glad to hear this indie has led to a bunch of other projects for her - congrats. I hope she learns how to write a better story next time. (Oh - and the girl who plays her crazy friend Charlotte is absolutely terrific!!)


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