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Based on 12 Critics
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  • Written and directed by David Riker, who built his 1998 drama "La Ciudad" around immigrants in New York City, The Girl is stingy with backstory but rich with visual clues. show more

  • Uses the perils of immigrating to this country without papers as a backdrop for a poor white American woman's bumpy path to enlightenment. show more

  • The Girl sounds like a real mess. It isn’t. It’s just a slow, well-made human interest story on a very small scale, ultimately touching but as inconsequential as a slice of pineapple at a Hawaiian luau. show more

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