Tiny Furniture 2010 Criterion Collection
Written, directed, and starring Lena Duhnam, Tiny Furniture is the story about a college graduate whose life falls apart as she returns home to live with her mother and younger sister as she seeks to try to find herself in post-college life. The film is an exploration in the world of a young adult trying to find a sense of direction as she feels shunned by her own mother and sister in their Tribeca loft in New York City.

Post-college life is a period in time when a person has to figure out what to do just as they’re to emerge into adulthood. In this film, it is about a young woman named Aura (Lena Duhnam) who had just broken up with her boyfriend and has no idea what to do despite getting a college degree in film studies. Yet, she returns to her Tribeca loft where her mother Siri (Dunham’s actual mother, Laurie Simmons) runs a photography studio while her younger sister Nadine (Dunham's real life sister Grace Dunham) is a high school student. Neither Siri nor Nadine are happy about Aura returning as Aura struggles to figure out her next move as she befriends a video artist named Jed (Alex Karpovsky) and works as a hostess where she befriends a chef named Keith (David Call). Still, Aura isn’t sure about the direction of her life as her longtime friend Charlotte (Jemima Kirke) tries to help her out but often in the worst possible ways.

Tiny Furniture presents a bittersweet portrait of a lonely, confused, and thin-skinned 24-year-old New Yorker. In a period of transition, she struggles to define herself as a daughter, sister, artist, friend, and lover.


Nora Ephron and Lena Dunham - in this video interview, writer-director Nora Ephron asks filmmaker Lena Dunham a series of questions about Tiny Furniture, its characters, the editing process, etc. Nora Ephron also discusses her work, relationship with Woody Allen, etc. The interview was filmed for Criterion in October 2011. In English, not subtitled. (31 min).

Paul Schrader on Dunham - writer, director, and critic Paul Schrader discusses Lena Dunham's success as a filmmaker and Tiny Furniture. The interview was filmed exclusively for Criterion in September 2011. In English, not subtitled. (8 min).

Creative Nonfiction - Creative Nonfiction is director Lena Dunham's first feature, made in 2009, during her junior and senior years at Oberlin College. Also included is an introduction by the director. In English, not subtitled. (59 min).

Short Films - four short films Lena Dunham directed before Tiny Furniture:

-- Pressure (2006) - three girls meets in a library and talk about what it feels like to have an orgasm. In English, not subtitled. (4 min).

-- Open the Door (2007) - an improvised scene meant to appear in a film. In English, not subtitled. (5 min).

-- Hooker on Campus (2007) - a young hooker tries to earn some money on an unnamed campus. In English, not subtitled. (5 min).

-- The Fountain (2007) - a young girl who wants to wash herself in a fountain gets confronted by a cop. In English, not subtitled. (6 min).

Trailer - the original trailer for Tiny Furniture. In English, not subtitled. (3 min).

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