While We’re Young

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Plot – Aging well is never easy and for an artist it can be deleterious. Forty-year-old Josh Srebnick is a documentary filmmaker in New York who believes he had not yet gotten enough from his career. The man is facing a creative crisis which makes it difficult to complete the laborious editing of his latest documentary,and he also feels that something is missing in his relationship with his wife Cornelia. Meeting Jamie and Darby,two free and independent spirits who are spontaneous and ready to do anything to achieve their aspirations,will give Josh an opportunity to find a renewed youth. Along with Cornelia,in fact,he stops hanging out with his friends who are his age to follow the two young and uninhibited hipsters.

Movie Info

Title While We’re Young

Year 2014

Director Noah Baumbach

GenreDrama, Comedy

Top 15 Quotes of “While We’re Young” Movie

– Cornelia: My dad likes saying, “The more, the more.”
– Josh: That’s because your dad has everything and then he gets more.

Naomi Watts – Cornelia
Ben Stiller – Josh

Before you have a kid, everyone tells you, “It’s the best thing you’ll ever do.” And as soon as you get the baby back from the hospital, those same people are like, “Don’t worry, it gets better.”

Adam Horovitz – Fletcher

“- Leslie Breitbart: How’s my daughter?
– Josh: How’s she seem to you?
– Leslie Breitbart: Seems well.
– Josh: So why are you asking me?”

Charles Grodin – Leslie Breitbart
Ben Stiller – Josh

“For the first time in my life I’ve stopped thinking of myself as a child imitating an adult.”

Ben Stiller – Josh

“- Dr. Nagato: You have arthritis in your knee.
– Josh: Arthritis arthritis?
– Dr. Nagato: Yes. I usually just say it once.”

James Saito – Dr. Nagato
Ben Stiller – Josh

“- Josh: If we’re gonna do it, we should plan it with at least a month in advance.
– Cornelia: A month is still in the realm of spontaneity.” Ben Stiller – Josh
Naomi Watts – Cornelia

“- Cornelia: I don’t want this to be ‘Every time you take a hallucinogen you want to have a baby’.
– Josh: Not every time.” Naomi Watts – Cornelia
Ben Stiller – Josh

“- Jamie: I really loved your film. That scene with the dogs around the garbage. How did you stage that?
– Josh: I said ‘Hey, shoot those dogs’.”

Adam Driver – Jamie
Ben Stiller – Josh

“Josh, you know the world isn’t a giant conspiracy against you.”

Naomi Watts – Cornelia

“He’s not evil, he’s just… young.”

Ben Stiller – Josh

“- Marina: How old are they?
– Cornelia: 25… 26.
– Josh: 26… 27.
– Marina: They’re children!
– Fletcher: Yeah, nine years ago they couldn’t vote.”

Maria Dizzia – Marina
Naomi Watts – Cornelia
Ben Stiller – Josh
Adam Horovitz – Fletcher

“I’ve learned along the way you can discover more by allowing yourself to be surprised by what you encounter.”

Ben Stiller – Josh

“- Marina: What’s an Ayahuasca ceremony?
– Cornelia: You drink this sludgy liquid and you hallucinate and vomit up your demons.
– Marina: Okay. Well, we’re just having a cookout and maybe playing charades.” Maria Dizzia – Marina
Naomi Watts – Cornelia

“- Jamie: If I want to be totally honest with myself, I don’t think I’m ever going to die. I know that’s crazy.
– Josh: That’s crazy.”

Adam Driver – Jamie
Ben Stiller – Josh

“- Cornelia: When we first met, you wooed me with romantic e-mails.
– Josh: It wouldn’t make sense for me to send you e-mails now that we’re in the same room all the time.”

Naomi Watts – Cornelia
Ben Stiller – Josh