'Frances Ha' is in UK cinemas today, following a rapturous reception at its debut at the Toronto Film Festival, with descriptions such as "comedy gem" and "grand, romantic and generous".

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Greta Gerwig in 'Frances Ha' - a life-changing performance?

Greta Gerwig stars, and is also the co-writer, working with her off-screen partner Noah Baumbach ('The Squid and the Whale', 'Fantastic Mr Fox'). Baumbach also directed.

Gerwig has drawn high praise for her performance in this sweet tale of love and the city, with the New Statesman's review calling it "a career-changing comic performance that will be regarded in years to come as her Annie Hall, her Holly Golightly, her Amélie.”

Here's some blurb...

Greta Gerwig ('Damsels in Distress', 'To Rome with Love', 'Greenberg') stars as Frances, an apprentice in a dance company who wants so much more than she has but lives life with unaccountable joy and lightness. This modern fable explores youth, friendship, class, ambition, failure and redemption.

'Frances Ha' is in UK cinemas today. Watch the trailer below...