Girlfriend Reviews

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Wesley Morris
Boston Globe
September 29, 2011
What begins as an absorbing exercise in glum atmosphere turns mild, meek, and desperate as the stakes rise.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
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Andrew O'Hehir
July 17, 2011
A modest, uneven example of regional American independent film. But it has tremendous heart and integrity...
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Lou Lumenick
New York Post
July 15, 2011
Emotionally manipulative and problematic...
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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Mike Hale
New York Times
July 14, 2011
Doesn't miss many clichés of small-town, working-class, going-nowhere life.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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Benjamin Mercer
Village Voice
July 12, 2011
Implausibilities mount, and by the last act Lerner appears to have lost any compunction he might have had about using his protagonist to tug the audience's heartstrings.