• Released
  • May 3, 2013
  • (NY Limited, 5/10 Limited)
  • PG-13 , 1 hr 33 min
  • Documentary
88

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

Do you need to see this film? No. But if you want to see it, you’re in for a treat.
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88

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
You don't have to be in vogue to enjoy this stylish ride through Bergdorf's. It's a surprise package to die for. Miele and his virtuoso cinematographer, Justin Bare, show how fashion can be aspiration, a model for dreaming the impossible.
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80

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
The energy in Scatter My Ashes at Bergdorf's — what a great title! — is genuine, infectious and superabundant.
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70

Los Angeles Times

By Kenneth Turan
A lively, clever, fast-moving film that isn't overly reverential about its subject.
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60

Village Voice

By Marsha McCreadie
Fun and frothy, a fan's mash note.
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60

Arizona Republic

By Bill Goodykoontz
As a film, it’s like science fiction, a visit to Planet Obscenely Wealthy. It is weirdly compelling.
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50

New York Post

By Farran Smith Nehme
If anyone in the store’s history ever had a bad experience there, you won’t find it in this movie.
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50

The Hollywood Reporter

By Sheri Linden
Propelled by enthusiastic reviews, the entertaining but ultimately disappointing documentary will entice the fashion-forward and fashion-curious.
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40

Time Out New York

What interest Scatter My Ashes at Bergdorf’s does generate comes from the sections devoted to a pair of staff fixtures: Linda Fargo and David Hoey.
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40

The New York Times

By Andy Webster
[A] glossy, fawning valentine to conspicuous consumption.
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55 out of 100
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