The Girlfriend Experience: Season 3

The Girlfriend Experience: Season 3

The Girlfriend Experience: Season 3

Creators Lodge Kerrigan, Amy Seimetz and Anja Marquardt expand Steven Soderbergh's 2009 film into a series, exploring the varied experiences of exclusive escorts and their clients—relationships that are both sexual and emotional.

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Drama

Streaming (1 Provider)

EPISODE 3.1
5 July 2021

Mirrors

Set in the London tech scene, Iris, a neuroscience major, begins to explore the transactional world of The Girlfriend Experience and quickly learns that client sessions provide her with a compelling edge in the tech... MORE world.

EPISODE 3.2
5 July 2021

Everyone's Got a Price

Iris and her co-worker start working on an AI project that mirrors human emotion. Meanwhile, new clients provided by a high-end escort agency, leave Iris with a wealth of behavioral data.

EPISODE 3.3
5 July 2021

Deepfake

Iris gets better at simulating the perfect girlfriend experience for her clients. Simultaneously at NGM, Iris and her co-workers start training the AI model with new simulated sets.

EPISODE 3.4
5 July 2021

Shuffle

Iris' client relationships seem increasingly uncanny, and advice from Tawny isn't what Iris was hoping for. Her father's illness catches up with Iris in undeniable ways.

EPISODE 3.5
5 July 2021

Control Shift

Iris can't keep her two worlds separate anymore, which comes with unwanted consequences. Iris realizes she's in a position of power, while simultaneously having lost all control.

EPISODE 3.6
5 July 2021

The Embrace

Buying time, Iris escapes the messy leftovers of her double life and takes time off-grid. Georges, a former client, takes Iris into his world. Reality, however, has a way of catching up.

EPISODE 3.7
5 July 2021

Black Box

Cassie is back with a vengeance, taking her work to the next level. Iris' secrecy around the project puts a dent in her relationship with Hiram and their collaboration around Emcee.

EPISODE 3.8
5 July 2021

A Set of Lies Agreed Upon

Having family in town brings up complicated feelings for Iris. Tawny feels bad about how things played out with The V. Afraid to face her own truth, Iris realizes she needs to switch gears.

EPISODE 3.9
5 July 2021

State of Mind

Having lost all sense of perspective, Iris confides in Christophe, who, in turn, opens up a part of his world. Little does Iris know the encounter will leave her shaken to the core.

EPISODE 3.10
5 July 2021

Integration

Struggling to recover from betrayal, Iris is willing to take a radical leap once again. Iris needs to confront one more person before making a fateful decision: Emcee.

The Girlfriend Experience: Season 3 / Reviews

Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

The new season’s biggest disappointment is its grating lead character.

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The Globe and Mail

The Globe and Mail

Never has the erotic seemed so heinously anxiety-inducing.

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Time Magazine

Time Magazine

Contains some promising ideas, even though it retreads some familiar ground...

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RogerEbert.com

RogerEbert.com

This year’s story may be its most ambitious, even if it sometimes succumbs to overwriting and pretentious filmmaking choices in early episodes...

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A.V. Club

A.V. Club

What this particular narrative does do well is show Iris’ use of each encounter to carefully study human emotion in a way that’s not been seen before.

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IndieWire

IndieWire

Iris seems to be looking for more, and for now, I think audiences can expect more in return.

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