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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Lena Dunham
Laurie Simmons
Grace Dunham
Directors
Lena Dunham
Screenwriters
Lena Dunham
Running Time
99 minutes

Tiny Furniture
Lena Dunham's lo-fiopic


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Plot
Twenty two year-old Aura ( Dunham) lives a hipsterish existence in TriBeCa, boosting a film theory degree, a pet hamster and a boyfriend who's abandoned her in favour of the Burning Man Festival. Then, when things can't get any worse, she's forced to move into her artist mum's house.


Verdict
Much-maligned it may be, but the so-called mumblecore movement continues to turn out gems. Lena Dunham's lo-fi, witty treatment of a semi-autobiographical tale adds another dozy to the canon.


Reviewed by David Parkinson

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