Tiny Furniture
Tiny Furniture (2010)

A recent college graduate keeps stumbling as she steps out into the real world in this independent comedy drama. Aura (Lena Dunham) has just graduated from a university in the Midwest, receiving a degree in film theory that even she seems… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: February 14, 2012
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79%
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Critic Score: 79% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Trevor Johnston
Time Out

A deft self-portrait of someone who hasn't reached the point where they can take themselves seriously.

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Peter Rainer
Christian Science Monitor

Dunham has a sharp eye for visual composition and a sharp ear, too.

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Sean Burns
Philadelphia Weekly

Dunham offers glancing and at times devastatingly funny hints at the world beyond our protagonist's blinkered narcissism.

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Claude Peck
Minneapolis Star Tribune

Just when you think "Tiny Furniture" is of the nothing-happens school of indie-filmdom, something more dramatic happens.

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Moira MacDonald
Seattle Times

There's not much to it, but you do sense, after watching it, that this filmmaker might someday make something very good, once she starts looking beyond her own immediate vicinity.

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Landon Palmer
Film School Rejects

As Aura is unable to see past the immediate moment, the plot is structured in a way that provides no foreseeable linear direction to an inevitable destination.

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Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel

Sharp observations, thin on entertainment value -- "Mumblecore" at its heart.

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Lisa Kennedy
Denver Post

It's one of the loveliest lowest-budget features to come down the pike.

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Chris Chang
Film Comment Magazine

an interpersonal chamber-piece that succeeds as well as it does thanks to the unabashed intimacy it has with its own diminutive subject matter. Call it a mumblecore mumblepiece.

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Flixster Audience Score: 55% Flixster User Reviews
Wildaly M
I liked this film because of how real and relatable it is. It may seem self indulgent but the point is to show how a recent college graduate deals with her… More
Julie B
Lena Dunham has this amazing ability to capture those awkward revealing moments that we all like to pretend don't happen to us.
Matthew Samuel Mirliani
It's a quiet, slow film that features beautiful cinematography, smart writing, and some hilarious moments. However, its pacing is off-putting and not much… More
Lorenzo von Matterhorn
<i>"Aura would like you to know that she is having a very, very hard time."</i> About a recent college grad who returns home while she… More
Sam Barnett
It's pretty tough to judge "Tiny Furniture" without judging its creator, Lena Dunham. The film is Lena Dunham, or at least a snapshot of her.… More
paul sandberg
I like Indie films - I really do, but all too often they seem to revel in their independent nature... or, to put it another way; just because you can do… More