Mistress America

from strangers to sisters.


Mistress America
Our heroine is a lonely college freshman in New York, having neither the exciting university experience nor the glamorous metropolitan lifestyle she envisioned. But when she is taken in by her soon-to-be stepsister, who is a resident of Times Square and adventurous gal about town, she is rescued from her disappointment and seduced by her new friend's alluringly mad schemes.

84 minutes.
No persons under 16 (Language).
Comedy, Female interest, On the art circuit

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Credits

Cast
Greta Gerwig, Lola Kirke, Heather Ling, Joel Marsh Garland, Michael chernus, Charlie Gillette
Director
Noah Baumbach
ScreenplayNoah Baumbach, Greta Gerwig
MusicBritta Phillips, Dean Wareham
CinematographySam Levy
EditingJennifer Lame
Sound formatsDolby Digital
SoundtrackAvailable
SA distributorTimes Media Films
Made in2015
Produced byRT Features

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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreComedy
LanguageStrong impact, frequent
NudityNone
SexNone
ViolenceNone
PrejudiceNone
BlasphemyMild to moderate impact, infrequent
Drug abuseNone
Comments
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CommonSenseMedia Report (USA)

Suggested age limit
16 +
Positive messages
1
Positive role models
2
Violence
1
Sex
3
Language
4
Consumerism
0
Drinking, drugs, smoking
2

Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Argus / The Star
Helen Herimbi quote iconThis will have you rolling in the aisles.
15
Die Burger
Rozanne Els
15
Cape Times
Todd McCarthy quote iconModern satire meets old school farce.
10
Metacritic.com
41 critics
15
Rottentomatoes critics
113 critics
15
Rottentomatoes tomatometer
Tomatometer quote iconMistress America brings out the best in collaborators Noah Baumbach and Greta Gerwig, distilling its star's charm and director's dark wit into a ferociously funny co-written story.
16
Movie Review Query Engine
MRQE critics quote icon
14
CommonSenseMedia
Staff evaluation quote iconQuirky, talky comedy has some laughs but rings false.
5

What the People say

Metacritic.com users
12 users
12
Rottentomatoes users
3503 users
13
Internet
1032 Netizens quote iconMediocre and forgettable coming of age drama
15

Average .. 66%

13

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