The Girl from Monday
The Girl from Monday (2005)

Independent auteur Hal Hartley wrote and directed this satirical exercise in what he calls "fake science fiction." In the near future, following a violent overthrow of the American government, the United States has come under the… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: January 1, 2005
DVD Release Date: July 19, 2005
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Critic Score: 38% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Wesley Morris
Boston Globe

The charm, verve, and clearly articulated vision a filmmaker would need to put this over are nowhere in evidence, though Hartley's sentimentality and wan cynicism are on grating display.

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V.A. Musetto
New York Post

Not one of Hartley's most successful efforts, but it's witty, daring, different and a welcome alternative to Hollywood pap.

Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

A deadpan funny, off-beat futuristic sci-fi thriller that satirizes a corporatized culture that seems all too contemporary.

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Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader

A poetic satire and genre parody.

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Stephen Holden
New York Times

Like so many science fiction fantasies, Hal Hartley's new film begins with a clever satirical premise, then stumbles all over itself trying to tell a coherent, original story.

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Phil Villarreal
Arizona Daily Star

Shakes its shamanistic staff at a world continually overwhelmed with consumerism and the proliferation of mega-conglomerations.

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Elizabeth Weitzman
New York Daily News

Pointlessly stilted and frustratingly obvious.

Ed Halter
Village Voice

Streaky low-frame-rate DV, Dogme-style mundane interiors, and merely unembarrassing televisual performances add up to a monotonous, unenlightening experience.

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Norm Schrager

Not every shoestring indie needs to be energetic and edgy, but it could've really helped in this case

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Flixster Audience Score: 33% Flixster User Reviews
Mark Abell
Pretty badly muddled film that tries too hard to say something meaningful. Blurry action, stuttering frames, a voice over from the main character that borders… More
Walter M.
[font=Century Gothic]"The Girl from Monday" takes place in the near future when a corporation named Triple M has overthrown the government, making… More