The Virgin Suicides Synopsis
Men reminisce about sisters whose parents quarantined them after one of the five killed herself.
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San Francisco Examiner

By Wesley Morris
Ethereal.
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100

New York Post

By Jonathan Foreman
It's hard to remember a film that mixes disparate, delicate ingredients with the subtlety and virtuosity of Sofia Coppola's brilliant The...
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88

Boston Globe

By Jay Carr
From start to finish there's a shimmer of discovery about it - our discovery of it, Coppola's discovery of how much she can do.
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80

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Coppola gives Suicides a haunted quality that is undeniably affecting, a feeling intensified by a wonderfully funny and touching Dunst.
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75

New York Daily News

By Jami Bernard
Has a great deal of empathy for that excruciating limbo that is female adolescence.
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75

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
There's a melancholy sweetness here, a gentle humor that speaks to the angst and awkwardness of girls turning into women, and the awe of...
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Peter Stack
Coppola infuses her movie with a dreamy poetic tone, and deftly translates the essential metaphors of youth, sexuality and death without...
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75

USA Today

By Mike Clark
In contrast to big-screen bummers we see every week, this movie conveys genuine sorrow.
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67

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Glum and preposterous -- an operatically stilted adolescent martyr fantasy -- and yet, as staged by Coppola, it's well worth seeing.
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57

Mr. Showbiz

By Kevin Maynard
A detective story without a solution and a coming-of-ager without discernable characters.
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Can't Stop Thinking About This Movie

By hoffoliv
Dispite its name, Virgin Suicides is a fantastic movie! I loved every second of this movie. It did, however, remind me of Carrie. I felt connected with the characters through out. Loved it. :D...

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Rated R | For Thematic Elements
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Pause for kids 16 & under Intense, imperfect movie about teen suicide.
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