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Elevated by outstanding work from Elisabeth Moss, Shirley pays tribute to its subject's pioneering legacy with a biopic that ignores the commonly accepted boundaries of the form. Read critic reviews

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A famous horror writer finds inspiration for her next book after she and her husband take in a young couple.

Cast & Crew

Elisabeth Moss
Shirley Jackson
Edward O'Blenis
Ralph Ellison
Robert Wuhl
Randy Fisher
Paul O'Brien
Dean
Sarah Gubbins
Screenwriter
Allison Rose Carter
Executive Producer
Cherilyn Hawrysh
Executive Producer
Martin Scorsese
Executive Producer
Alisa Tager
Executive Producer
David Barker
Film Editor
Tamar-kali
Original Music
Sue Chan
Production Designer
Alexander Linde
Art Director
Alexander Linde
Set Decoration
Amela Baksic
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Critic Reviews for Shirley

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  • Jan 23, 2021
    I'm glad there was an attempt to emulate Jackson's writing style in this portrayal but the probing of the characters never gets beyond surface level observations.
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