• Girlfriend (2011)


Release Date: July 15th, 2011

DVD Release Date: August 7th, 2012

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 34 min

Plot Summary

A young man with Down syndrome romances a single mother who is mixed up with a violent ex.

Cast: Evan Sneider, Shannon Woodward, Jackson Rathbone, Amanda Plummer, Jerad Anderson, Nate Krawshuk

Director: Justin Lerner

Genres: Drama

Ratings & Reviews

  • 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 HaleThe 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
    Lou LumenickNew 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

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