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Based on 31 Reviews
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fan reviews ( 0 )
  • 80
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    Coppola gives Suicides a haunted quality that is undeniably affecting, a feeling intensified by a wonderfully funny and touching Dunst. show more

  • 75
    Peter Stack San Francisco Chronicle

    Coppola infuses her movie with a dreamy poetic tone, and deftly translates the essential metaphors of youth, sexuality and death without sacrificing an earthy humor. show more

  • 75
    Mike Clark USA Today

    In contrast to big-screen bummers we see every week, this movie conveys genuine sorrow. show more

  • 75
    Steven Rea Philadelphia Inquirer

    There's a melancholy sweetness here, a gentle humor that speaks to the angst and awkwardness of girls turning into women, and the awe of boys watching the transformation from afar. show more

  • 75
    Jami Bernard New York Daily News

    Has a great deal of empathy for that excruciating limbo that is female adolescence. show more

  • 57
    Kevin Maynard Mr. Showbiz

    A detective story without a solution and a coming-of-ager without discernable characters. show more

  • 100
    Jonathan Foreman New York Post

    It's hard to remember a film that mixes disparate, delicate ingredients with the subtlety and virtuosity of Sofia Coppola's brilliant The Virgin Suicides. show more

  • 100
    Wesley Morris San Francisco Examiner

    Ethereal. show more

  • 88
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    (Coppola) has the courage to play it in a minor key. show more

  • 88
    Chicago Tribune

    It's quite funny, though not in a predictably irreverent way, and it moves along briskly - a little too briskly toward the end. show more

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