Shiva Baby

Shiva Baby

Shiva Baby

College student Danielle must cover her tracks when she unexpectedly runs into her sugar daddy at a shiva - with her parents, ex-girlfriend and family friends also in attendance.

2020Rating: M, Mature themes, sex and coarse language78 minsUSA
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Slant Magazine

Slant Magazine

Emma Seligman's film effectively builds tension from what is a relatively familiar, low-key scenario.

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Vulture

Vulture

A perfectly engineered and performed piece of comic cringe.

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Entertainment Weekly

Entertainment Weekly

Enter Shiva at your own risk... a hell of Danielle's own making maybe, but still a witty, jittery trip.

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Chicago Reader

Chicago Reader

Seligman's debut feature Shiva Baby is in the running for the most anxiety-inducing, claustrophobic film experience of the year.

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The New York Times

The New York Times

Sennott is a revelation...

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Boston Globe

Boston Globe

What keeps you watching is the way "Shiva Baby" puts us on Danielle's side throughout, even as she's sabotaging herself with further lies and lox.

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Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

A perfectly painted portrait that also makes for sharp social commentary...

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Little White Lies

Little White Lies

Wish we got to spend more than 77 mins with these characters.

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The Guardian

The Guardian

The film is maybe a little callow, but it's an undoubtedly impressive and accomplished debut.

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Daily Telegraph

Daily Telegraph

Could Rachel Sennott be to the bagel what Lauren Bacall was to the cigarette?

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