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Girlfriend Synopsis
A young man with Down syndrome romances a single mother who is mixed up with a violent ex.

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New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
By far the best scenes are shared by Sneider and his struggling but devoted mother, played by the seldom-seen Amanda Plummer.
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Variety

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The bittersweet Girlfriend features Down syndrome actor Evan Sneider in its starring role, and he gives one of the better performances in...
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The New York Times

By Mike Hale
The overall mildness and inconsequence of Girlfriend is disrupted for a while by Amanda Plummer, who gives a vivid yet gentle performance...
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Village Voice

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Implausibilities mount, and by the last act Lerner appears to have lost any compunction he might have had about using his protagonist to...
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Slant Magazine

Girlfriend doesn't present us with anything life-affirming, challenging, or expectation-beating about a lead character with Down's.
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