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  • 50
    Lou Lumenick New York Post

    By far the best scenes are shared by Sneider and his struggling but devoted mother, played by the seldom-seen Amanda Plummer. show more

  • 38
    Slant Magazine

    Girlfriend doesn't present us with anything life-affirming, challenging, or expectation-beating about a lead character with Down's. show more

  • 50
    Mike Hale The New York Times

    The overall mildness and inconsequence of Girlfriend is disrupted for a while by Amanda Plummer, who gives a vivid yet gentle performance in a small part as Evan's patient, protective mother. show more

  • 50
    Variety

    The bittersweet Girlfriend features Down syndrome actor Evan Sneider in its starring role, and he gives one of the better performances in writer-director Justin Lerner's obviously well-intended and affectionately made first feature. show more

  • 40
    Village Voice

    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. show more

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