Tracy, a lonely school freshman in New York, is rescued from her solitude by her soon-to-be stepsister Brooke, an adventurous gal about city who entangles her in alluringly mad schemes. Mistress America is a comedy about dream-chasing, score-settling, makeshift households, and cat-stealing.
Margot and her son Claude determine to go to her sister Pauline after she publicizes that she is getting married to less-than-impressive Malcolm. Briefly order, the storm the sisters create leaves behind a multitude of thrashed relationships and uncovered household secrets and techniques.
Based mostly on the true childhood experiences of Noah Baumbach and his brother, The Squid and the Whale tells the touching story of two younger boys coping with their mother and father divorce in Brooklyn in the 1980's.