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The Girl Reviews

June 3, 2008
Pretentious dialogue is matched by equally uninvolving performances in this debut feature by Sande Zeig.
January 21, 2003
The Girl resembles the unedited work of an unpromising student filmmaker whose pretension exponentially outweighs her ability.
October 12, 2001
Forces you to endure endless streams of badly written paragraphs of pseudo-poetic existentialism to get to the sex parts.
September 28, 2001
Its ambition and beauty ultimately triumph over pretense.
September 20, 2001
Celebrates the emotional and physical liberation that comes with lovemaking, while also recognizing that such exhilaration sometimes carries a price.
September 14, 2001
Numbingly dull and repetitive.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
August 31, 2001
This may be a slow film, but there are worse settings for aimlessness.
August 23, 2001
One senses more intensity in the female-male power dynamic than in the female-on-female couplings, which are stylishly shot but emotionally detached.
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
August 17, 2001
The kind of chic, academically minded art movie in which pose replaces performance, archetype pinch-hits for character, and that nothing much of interest happens is presumably deliberate.
August 17, 2001
Instead of providing alluring personalities, Zeig and Wittig create vague archetypes to make their glib ideological points.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
May 31, 2001
Unfortunately, what you'll remember most are a pretty face and the hot and steamy sex scenes. That is not enough.
May 25, 2001
The grandiose tendencies do not seriously diminish the film's significant equation of love and freedom.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
April 20, 2001
Doesn't quite come up with a satisfying ending for the rather slight story.
April 20, 2001
Has the dreary one-track banality of a feature-length version of an episode of Red Shoe Diaries.
Full Review | Original Score: 0.5/5
April 19, 2001
Woefully pretentious, solemn, and vacuous.
April 18, 2001
Christopher Walken could walk in from the Saturday Night Live 'Continental' skit and feel right at home.