Shopgirl Synopsis
The story of Mirabelle, a disenchanted salesgirl and aspiring artist.
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
A film of wisdom, emotional subtlety and power.
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88

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
A quiet, glistening love story - or not-quite-love story - adapted from Martin's novella of the same name, Shopgirl is such an atypical...
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88

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
A tender and perceptive film.
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80

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
This is a special film whose delicate tone ranges from tender to astringent, with occasional side trips into sweet.
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75

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Even the film's missteps (the score, by Barrington Pheloung, is cringe-inducing) can't stop this meditation on love -- Martin calls it "Jane...
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

By Michael Rechtshaffen
Displaying some fine performances -- including a lovely one by Claire Danes and a lively one by Jason Schwartzman -- the elegantly...
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67

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
In their way, Mirabelle and Ray are the deracinated West Coast equivalents of a Woody Allen couple.
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63

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
Still manages to be a Steve Martin vanity project in ways that are fairly creepy.
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63

USA Today

By Susan Wloszczyna
The film ultimately lets Mirabelle down and leaves the viewer dissatisfied. A "Lost in Translation" drained of its wryly observed humor,...
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50

New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
Danes' smart, fun, radiant and very attractive Mirabelle actually undermines the premise of the book
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Rated R | For some sexual content and brief language
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Common Sense Media says Iffy for 16+ Stylish romantic comedy best for older teens.
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