Personal Shopper

Personal Shopper

Personal Shopper

Kristen Stewart and her Clouds of Sils Maria director Olivier Assayas team up again for this ethereal and mysterious ghost story. Stewart plays a high-fashion personal shopper to the stars who is also a spiritual medium. Grieving the recent death of her twin brother, she haunts his Paris home, determined to make contact with him. Winner of Best Director at Cannes 2016.

Best Director, Cannes Film Festival 2016
2016Rating: M, Violence, offensive language & content that may disturb105 minsFrance
DramaThrillerFestival & Independent
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Reviews & comments

A well-acted but unoriginal iPhone-driven ghost story

Ambiguity in storytelling is a double-edged sword: it can mask a narrative that is unsure of itself or it can be a source of visual pleasure. It is used to some extent in all good filmmaking, offering imaginative pathways for viewers to bring their own interpretations to the story. But over-reliance on ambiguity is risky. The supernatural film Personal...

3.0
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Variety

Variety

press

A broken, but never boring mix of spine-tingling horror story, dreary workplace drama and elliptical identity search, likely to go down as one of the most divisive films of Stewart's career.

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Time Out

Time Out

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Amid all the shifting mirrored surfaces and hazy ambiguities of Olivier Assayas's bewitching, brazenly unconventional ghost story, this much can be said with certainty: Kristen Stewart has become one hell of an actress.

5.0
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The Times

The Times

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Think of an episode of Scooby-Doo, add product placement by Chanel, plus a soupçon of French existentialism, and you have some sense of the sheer bonkersness of Personal Shopper.

2.0
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The Guardian

The Guardian

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Kristen Stewart's performance is tremendous: she is calm and blank in the self-assured way of someone very competent, smart and young, yet her displays of emotion are very real and touching.

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Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning Herald

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The most interesting film in which the mysterious creature Kristen Stewart has appeared, and the oddest.

4.0
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SBS

SBS

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Stewart is engrossing as the grieving twin and invisible employee whose own health issues make an early death a distinct possibility.

4.0
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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

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Even Kristen Stewart can't save this undernourished mystery.

0
FilmInk

FilmInk

press

Part horror, psychological thriller, rom-com, art-house and content marketing for Chanel personafied by the never-better Kristen Stewart.

0
Variety

Variety

press

A broken, but never boring mix of spine-tingling horror story, dreary workplace drama and elliptical identity search, likely to go down as one of the most divisive films of Stewart's career.

0
Time Out

Time Out

press

Amid all the shifting mirrored surfaces and hazy ambiguities of Olivier Assayas's bewitching, brazenly unconventional ghost story, this much can be said with certainty: Kristen Stewart has become one hell of an actress.

5.0
0
The Times

The Times

press

Think of an episode of Scooby-Doo, add product placement by Chanel, plus a soupçon of French existentialism, and you have some sense of the sheer bonkersness of Personal Shopper.

2.0
0
The Guardian

The Guardian

press

Kristen Stewart's performance is tremendous: she is calm and blank in the self-assured way of someone very competent, smart and young, yet her displays of emotion are very real and touching.

0
Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning Herald

press

The most interesting film in which the mysterious creature Kristen Stewart has appeared, and the oddest.

4.0
0
SBS

SBS

press

Stewart is engrossing as the grieving twin and invisible employee whose own health issues make an early death a distinct possibility.

4.0
0
Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

press

Even Kristen Stewart can't save this undernourished mystery.

0
FilmInk

FilmInk

press

Part horror, psychological thriller, rom-com, art-house and content marketing for Chanel personafied by the never-better Kristen Stewart.

0

A well-acted but unoriginal iPhone-driven ghost story

Ambiguity in storytelling is a double-edged sword: it can mask a narrative that is unsure of itself or it can be a source of visual pleasure. It is used to some extent in all good filmmaking, offering imaginative pathways for viewers to bring their own interpretations to the story. But over-reliance on ambiguity is risky. The supernatural film Personal...

3.0
0