Smithereens
Smithereens (1982)

Written, produced, directed, and edited by Susan Seidelman in true student film fashion, Smithereens is the story of Wren (Susan Berman), an independent spirit from New Jersey trying to self-promote herself into the New York punk scene. She… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: January 1, 1982
DVD Release Date: December 14, 2004
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Steve Macfarlane
Slant Magazine

It's as unsparing a sketch of twentysomething life in New York City as American independent cinema has yet offered.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Serves as a time capsule for NYC's punk rock scene in the '80s.

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Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com

Susan Seidelman's feature debut, the first American indie to be shown at the Cannes Film Festival, put New York's East Village sensibility onscreen by examining issues of identity, desire and self-fulfillment from a distinctly female perspective.

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Aj V
The main character of this movie reminds me of the main character of Cabaret, they're both self destructive women looking for love in the wrong places.… More
Eric Broome
A worthwhile, if depressing, debut film from writer/director Susan Seidelman. Susan Berman (IMDB indicates she has just seven acting credits in her career,… More