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Hannah Takes the Stairs (2007)

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Hannah is a recent college graduate interning at a Chicago production company. She is crushing on two writers at work, Matt and Paul, who share an office and keep her entertained. Will a ... See full summary »

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Joe Swanberg

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Cast

Cast overview:
Greta Gerwig ... Hannah
Kent Osborne ... Matt
Andrew Bujalski ... Paul
Ry Russo-Young ... Rocco
Mark Duplass ... Mike
Todd Rohal Todd Rohal ... Brian Duges
Tipper Newton ... Minnie
Kris Swanberg ... Gaby (as Kris Williams)
Kevin Bewersdorf Kevin Bewersdorf ... Guy Who Lays Down
Ivan Albertson Ivan Albertson ... Stephen
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Storyline

Hannah is a recent college graduate interning at a Chicago production company. She is crushing on two writers at work, Matt and Paul, who share an office and keep her entertained. Will a relationship with one of them disrupt the delicate balance of their friendship? Written by Joe Swanberg

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 August 2007 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Hannah Sobe as Escadas See more »

Filming Locations:

Chicago, Illinois, USA

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,901, 26 August 2007, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$22,509, 26 October 2007
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Film Science See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Trivia

Shot without a script. See more »

Connections

References E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982) See more »

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Larry Williams Beat
Composed and Performed by Kevin Bewersdorf
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Gerwig aside, there is nothing here
21 July 2008 | by bertseymour7See all my reviews

Dig through your closet, find old home movies, then splice them together via some editing equipment and you are bound to find something more entertaining than this film. The lead actress Greta Gerwig was really good, and its impressive that someone could come off as good in this mess, just imagine what she would be capable of given an actual script. Yea thats right this film was shot without a script, I gotta say I wasn't surprised to hear that. And if you are unlucky enough to see this film you will understand what I mean by that.

This film has a rightful place alongside the other mumblecore works, its bad, poorly filmed, but does both start and END so there is that, it has that going for it. The basic plot is this, Hannah is confused, what to do? Thats it, I don't have to elaborate at all, thats the entirety of it.

If you come near this film, run in the opposite direction


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