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4.0

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  • 4.0
    78

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  • 100

    out of 100

    Wall Street Journal Joe Morgenstern

    This gorgeous film, always tender and sometimes dark, is a deeply resonant comic drama that's concerned with nothing less than life, death, love, sex, guilt and the urban logic of mortality.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter Kirk Honeycutt

    Think of Please Give as a finely tuned short story with every glance and gesture full of suggestive meaning. Drama is not high on the agenda here. There is a bit of comedy and, briefly, sexual mischief even though it doesn't look like much fun.

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  • 88

    out of 100

    USA Today Claudia Puig

    Sometimes -- and far too rarely -- a film will hit all the right notes, with sharp, original dialogue, brilliant casting and an absorbing story. So caught up in its spell, you dread seeing the credits roll. Please Give is that movie.

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  • 91

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Lisa Schwarzbaum

    In Please Give, the sharp-eyed filmmaker sends her vibrant representative out into the world to explore what it means for a woman to be lucky and still feel itchy. The report has the resonant ring of truth.

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