The Girl
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Two women discover new love while trying to resolve their old relationships in this stylized drama. The Girl (Claire Keim) is a beautiful, bisexual cabaret singer who one night meets The Painter (Agathe de la Boulaye), an artist who is immediately and intensely attracted to her. The Girl and The Painter spend the night together, and are soon involved in an ongoing relationship, with The Painter spending most of her time at The Girl's flat in Paris. Meanwhile, The Painter finds it's not easy to break off her relationship with Bu Save (Sandra N'Kake), while The Girl is trying to keep… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 12%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Pretentious dialogue is matched by equally uninvolving performances in this debut feature by Sande Zeig."
‑ Derek Elley, Variety
"Its ambition and beauty ultimately triumph over pretense."
‑ Loren King, Boston Globe
"The only thing hot about this pic were the tender sex scenes..."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"The Girl was released after two years in the can. Maybe it should have stayed there."
‑ Jeffrey M. Anderson, San Francisco Examiner
"The film has almost no erotic or poetic temperature."
‑ David Elliott, San Diego Union-Tribune
"The Girl resembles the unedited work of an unpromising student filmmaker whose pretension exponentially outweighs her ability."
‑ Nathan Rabin, AV Club
"Celebrates the emotional and physical liberation that comes with lovemaking, while also recognizing that such exhilaration sometimes carries a price."
‑ Philip Wuntch, Dallas Morning News
"This is noir-by-the-numbers. See it if you're interested in a nicely-shot film that doesn't quite satisfy."
‑ Jean Lowerison, San Diego Metropolitan
"Offers a certain heady atmosphere and rhythm as it takes its inevitable path."
‑ Claire Bickley, Jam! Movies
"Finally too languid and silly for its own good, with dialogue that could make you wince."
‑ Joe Baltake, Sacramento Bee
"Forces you to endure endless streams of badly written paragraphs of pseudo-poetic existentialism to get to the sex parts."
‑ Terry Lawson, Detroit Free Press
"Numbingly dull and repetitive."
‑ Carla Meyer, San Francisco Chronicle
"A curiosity, little more."
‑ Christopher Null,
"Directed by Sande Zeig, The Girl is trying to be stylish and cool, but she gets more laughs and eye-rolls than anything else."
‑ Kim Morgan, Oregonian
"Dreary, leaden lesbian film-noir."
‑ Jim Lane, Sacramento News & Review
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