• Released
  • August 22, 2007
  • 1 hr 23 min
  • Romance
  • 12 Fan Ratings
Synopsis: A woman (Greta Gerwig) flits in and out of relationships as she searches for happiness.

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80

Film Threat

What really elevates Hannah Takes the Stairs is the truly outstanding performance by Greta Gerwig.
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78

Austin Chronicle

By Marrit Ingman
The film has no script; it goes from moment to moment unhurriedly.
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75

Chicago Tribune

Intimacy is graphically portrayed, down to recurring moments in a bathtub, including a memorable duet trumpet rendition of “The 1812...
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75

New York Post

By V.A. Musetto
How can a movie with such a charming cast (let's not forget Ry Russo-Young as Hannah's female roommate) and believable dialogue (seemingly...
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75

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
Shot with intentionally banal anti-style - minimal soundtrack music, found sound, jitter-cam - the movie achieves a wisdom that's bigger...
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75

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

By
Though the dialogue feels improvised and honest, the movie is less honest in creating its world.
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70

L.A. Weekly

By Scott Foundas
Like most of the men in the film, we would happily follow her anywhere.
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67

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
What defines the slacker-geek twentysomething men and women who wander through Joe Swanberg's too-hip-to-be-romantic comedy Hannah Takes...
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

Though it has merit and is recommended for the curious and adventurous, Joe Swanberg's film wears out its welcome about halfway through its...
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38

TV Guide

By Maitland McDonagh
The loose, rambling conversations that substitute for action might be more interesting if any of the characters were capable of real...
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