Shopgirl


A shy young woman works at the glove counter in a department store. She is lonely and looking for love, eventually agreeing to a date with a slacker artist. Soon after, a rich businessman swoops her off her feet, while insisting that he is not looking for a serious relationship. As her slacker friend is touring with a rock band, she agrees to a fling with the businessman, but finds herself falling for him. He, however, still does not want anything serious.. and then the slacker returns, a changed man. Decisions, decisions...

101 minutes.
No persons under 16 (Sex).
Drama, Romance.
Don
Don't let these gray hairs put you off..

Credits

Cast
Steve Martin, Claire Danes, Jason Schwartzman, Bridgette Wilson, Sam Bottoms, Frances Conroy
Director
Anand Tucker
ScreenplaySteve Martin
MusicBarrington Pheloung
CinematographyPeter Suschitzky
Sound formatsDolby Digital, Sony Dynamic Digital Sound, DTS
Made in2005
Produced byShopgirl Inc., Hyde Park Entertainment, Brass Hat Film Slate 1 Shopgirl, Epsilon Motion Pictures, Touchstone Pictures

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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreRomantic drama
LanguageSome, infrequent, moderate, in context
NudityBrief, not gratuitous
SexModerate
ViolenceNone
PrejudiceNone
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseNone
CommentsA sensitively handled, well-scripted and acted film with largely adult themes concerning love and sexuality.
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ScreenIt Report (USA)

Sex / Nudity
5
Violence
0
Blood / Gore / Gross
1
Guns / Weapons
0
Profanity
4
Alcohol / Drugs
4
Smoking
2
Disrespectful / Bad Attitude
4
Imitative Behaviour
2
Frightening / Tense Scenes
1
Jump Scenes
0
Tense Family Scenes
1
Music (Scary/Tense)
0
Music (Inappropriate)
0
Topics to talk about
3


Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Argus / The Star
Tanya Farber
12
Cape Times
Carina Chocano
15
Mail & Guardian
Shaun de Waal
12
Sunday Times
Barry Ronge
15
BBC
Neil Smith
15
Box Office
Kevin Courrier
8
Chicago Sunday Times
Roger Ebert
18
eye Weekly
Kim Linekin
10
ReelViews
James Berardinelli
15
Rolling Stone
Peter Travers
15
ScreenIt
11

What the People say

Internet
2773 Netizens
14

Average .. 67%

13




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