Alexander the Last


A sensual and intimate portrait of a young marriage. Focusing on an artistic young couple, Alexander the Last illuminates the challenges of monogamy amidst myriad sexual and creative temptations. (Official)


- Co-Produced by Noah Baumbach
- The Baumbach name: "Credits for Swanberg's 'Alexander the Last' (2009) list 'Squid and the Whale' writer-director Noah Baumbach as producer. 'His name attached to that project really meant something... it led to external industry recognition that I existed,' Swanberg said. Baumbach's 'brand,' in Swanberg's words, 'was going to legitimize my brand, and (distributor) IFC's brand. I don't know how Noah felt about that, but...' Some have speculated that Baumbach's feelings came through in a later Baumbach film 'While We're Young,' which featured Adam Driver as a wily young filmmaker leeching off the experience provided by the documentarian played by Ben Stiller."

Filmed in Brooklyn, New York

Shot on the Panasonic HVX200

"For his latest feature, 'Alexander the Last', Swanberg shot with a crew of two - himself and a sound person - using mostly available light and a Panasonic HVX200 with only two P2 cards for capture."
-- HDVideoPro

Budget: N/A


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