Personal Shopper

Drama Mystery


When her twin brother dies a young woman tries to reach him in the realms beyond life.

"Personal Shopper" is an intriguing story with many threads. It's a psychological thriller about grief and loss, a mysterious encounter with the paranormal, woven through with glamour and executed with a murder for good measure. Prepare to be enthralled even as you try to work out this movie's genre. The lead actor carries the tension with her every sigh, movement and look. She's compelling and she makes it work, loose ends, ambiguity and all. Put it on the shopping list.

Anne Murphy

MIFF 2016
Rialto Distribution 105 mins