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R| 1 hr. 56 min.

Plot Summary
Struggling artist Mirabelle (Claire Danes) works a modest sales job at Saks Fifth Avenue in Beverly Hills, Calif., and dates underachieving musician Jeremy (Jason Schwartzman). Her workaday existence suddenly becomes more exciting when she meets the charming Ray (Steve Martin), a well-to-do customer at the store. Though Mirabelle's life appears to take an enchanted turn as Ray begins courting her, Ray's fear of commitment threatens to doom the relationship.

Cast: Steve Martin , Claire Danes , Jason Schwartzman , Bridgette Wilson-Sampras , Sam Bottoms , Frances Conroy , Rebecca Pidgeon , Samantha Shelton

Director: Anand Tucker

Genres: Romance, Comedy drama

Distributor: Buena Vista Pictures

Shopgirl (2005)

Release Date: October 21st, 2005|1 hr. 56 min.

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critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 1 )
  • 75
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    Even the film's missteps (the score, by Barrington Pheloung, is cringe-inducing) can't stop this meditation on love -- Martin calls it "Jane Austen for the twenty-first century" -- from melting into heartbreak. show more

  • 100
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    A film of wisdom, emotional subtlety and power. show more

  • 63
    Susan Wloszczyna USA Today

    The film ultimately lets Mirabelle down and leaves the viewer dissatisfied. A "Lost in Translation" drained of its wryly observed humor, Shopgirl is worth a browse. But it isn't always easy to buy. show more

  • August 12, 2011 jvmcfla@aim.com
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    I am not one to watch a movie twice... but Shopgirl was the acception! I have seen it twice and loved it the second time just as much as the first! It is romantic, quirky, predictable in an unpredictable kind of way.... I think the cast was phenominal and I loved every single charachter, especially Steve Martin! I did not really know who Claire Danes was until I saw this movie and I was very impressed with her role! I do not think this movie is for women only, I think a man can enjoy it just as much because it is about life, love and the reality of what happens in between!

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