Nicole (Scarlett Johansson) and Charlie (Adam Driver) are divorcing in “Marriage Story.” | Netflix
Stars Scarlett Johansson and Adam Driver seem to echo director Noah Baumbach’s own breakup with Jennifer Jason Leigh. When the dashing, millennial couple Charlie and Nicole split up and divorce proceedings are initiated, they’re confident they can keep things amicable.
They’re more evolved than their parents. They won’t require attorneys to work out child-custody arrangements. They’re not going...
Noah Baumbach is a keen observer of life's banalities. His films revel in the strange and wonderful and awkward things people say and do in the course of the day. But his real magic is turning ordinariness into cinema. He can take that feeling of post-graduate paralysis or middle-age stasis,
Film Review: A perfect portrait of an imperfect divorce in 'Marriage Story'