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Release Date: October 21st, 2005

DVD Release Date: April 25th, 2006

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: Comedy drama, Romance

Production Co: Shopgirl Inc., Brass Hat Film Slate 1 Shopgirl Ltd., Hyde Park Entertainment

Distributors: Buena Vista Pictures

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  • Displaying some fine performances -- including a lovely one by Claire Danes and a lively one by Jason Schwartzman -- the elegantly appointed Shopgirl certainly has the goods but it ultimately fails to make the sale. show more

  • This is a special film whose delicate tone ranges from tender to astringent, with occasional side trips into sweet.

  • A quiet, glistening love story - or not-quite-love story - adapted from Martin's novella of the same name, Shopgirl is such an atypical Hollywood affair that it's almost startling. show more

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