Noah Baumbach — a Brooklyn native - has directed numerous critically acclaimed independent films. Check out 'The Squid and the Whale' for a semi-autobiographical dramedy based on the director's upbringing.
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.
Margot and her son Claude decide to visit her sister Pauline after she announces that she is marrying less-than-impressive Malcolm. In short order, the storm the sisters create leaves behind a a mess of thrashed relationships and exposed family secrets.