The Dead Girl Synopsis
Five females are linked not only by their connection to a brutal murder, but also by the difficulties in life.
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TV Guide

By Ken Fox
All behave in ways that may at first seem incomprehensible, but through Moncrieff's expert storytelling, each woman is finally rendered...
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91

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Moncrieff pushes a view of women as victims that might create its own pornography of masochism if it didn't touch so many authentic...
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88

Premiere

Dark little indie thriller.
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75

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
A challenging film populated with characters who are depressed, on antidepressants, or strung out on mood-altering drugs, The Dead Girl is...
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
By the movie's end, writer-director Karen Moncrieff's The Dead Girl delivers considerable emotional impact. But that doesn't mean you've...
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63

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Phillips
The way Moncrieff has structured The Dead Girl, it's catnip for actors: Divided into five chapters, the script affords juicy roles...
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63

New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
Darker than the shadow of death.
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50

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
Stylish, highly accomplished and, thanks to its severely restrained palette, mostly off-putting.
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
The film is mired in gloom, not just sadness, but heaviness.
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38

New York Post

By Kyle Smith
What happens when several characters' lives intertwine with the maggot-infested corpse of a prostitute in The Dead Girl? A whole lot of...
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Rated R | For grisly images, and sexuality/nudity
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says not for kids Murder victim links stories of women's survival.
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