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Film Review: While We’re YoungApr 02 2015
- Freda Cooper
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Fans of indie films will probably recognise the name Noah Baumbach, the writer/director of slices of pure pleasure like The Squid And The Whale (2005) and, more recently, Frances Ha (2012). Now he’s taken a leaf out of fellow director Wes Anderson’s book (The Grand Budapest Hotel, Moonrise Kingdom) and made the leap from indie cinema to the mainstream.
His first film for the mass market, While We’re Young, certificate 15, opens all over London and the UK on Friday. But has the move worked? And is it that rarity nowadays – a genuinely funny comedy? London Mums’ film critic, Freda Cooper, gets her chuckle muscles ready …..