MARRIAGE STORY is Academy Award nominated filmmaker Noah Baumbach's incisive and compassionate look at a marriage breaking up and a family staying together. The film stars Scarlett Johansson and Adam Driver. Laura Dern, Alan Alda, and Ray Liotta co-star.Written by
One of three movies that were released theatrically in 2019 in which (despite the movie not being a musical) one or more characters sing a song from a Stephen Sondheim musical. In Noah Baumbach's Marriage Story, the character played by Adam Driver sings "Being Alive", and the character played by Scarlett Johansson sings "You Could Drive a Person Crazy," both from Sondheim's 1970 musical Company. In Knives Out (2019), the character played by Daniel Craig sings part of "Losing My Mind" from Sondheim's 1971 musical "Follies." In Joker (2019), the bullies that attack Arthur (Joaquin Phoenix) in the subway sing "Send in The Clowns", from "A Little Night Music". See more »
When Charlie takes Henry trick-or-treating on Sunset Blvd., they walk by a bus stop advertising the movie Love, Simon. The majority of the movie takes place in the fall of 2018, whereas "Love, Simon" was a spring release and would have been on home video/streaming services long before the events in this film take place. See more »
[while arguing with Charlie]
You're being so much like your father.
Do not compare me to my father!
I didn't compare you to him. I said you were acting like him.
You're exactly like your mother. Everything you were complaining about her, you're doing. You're suffocating Henry.
First of all, I love my mother. She was a wonderful mother.
I'm just repeating what you told me.
Secondly, how dare you compare my mothering to my mother! I may be like my father, but I am not like my mother!
You are! And you're ...
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I bursted out laughing just to burst out into tears a scene later. And so on. It broke my heart into pieces and then healed it. Noah Baumbach shows his screenwriting genius once again, whilst every single piece of acting from leading Driver and Johansson and from all the supporting actors is absolutely impeccable.
2020 Oscar winner ladies and gentlemen, that's what I hope for
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