An Unmarried Woman
An Unmarried Woman (1978)

After hearing from his wife's divorced friends about their experiences, director Paul Mazursky decided, some years later, to interview several hundred divorced women. An Unmarried Woman humorously and affectionately bears the weight of… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: January 10, 2006
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Critic Score: 88% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Roger Ebert
Film Comment Magazine

There are scenes in An Unmarried Woman so well written and acted that our laughter is unsettling, the laughter of exact recognition.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...the movie is ultimately undone by a thoroughly dated, anachronistic aura...

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Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com

Jill Clayburgh received a well-deserved Oscar nomination for playing an ordinary woman who goes through divorce and identity crisis in this quintessential New York movie that was championed by the feminist movement in the 1970s.

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

Beautifully conveys one woman's journey from dependent security to independent self-confidence.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Presents a credible single scene.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Tries so hard to be so sensitive that it starts to unravel.

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Flixster Audience Score: 75% Flixster User Reviews
Spencer S.
The tale of the independent divorced woman had its beginnings in this Paul Mazursky helmed film; about Erica (Clayburgh), a wronged woman who begins living a… More
cody franklin
Jill Clayburgh is outstanding as a woman who is suddenly divorced from her husband of 16 years. She struggles with her new freedom and has to learn to trust… More
Michael S
Why is this great film so forgotten?
John Ballantine
A bit dated but one of the first attempts to deal with the "modern" woman who often find themselves divorced and open to "temptation" Strong… More