Shopgirl - You'd Still Be On the Show
Posted on: October 6, 2005
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Mirabelle and Ray get to know each other.
Based on Steve Martin's bestselling novella, Shopgirl the film is a glimpse inside the lives of three very different people on diverse paths, but all in search of the same thing. Mirabelle (Claire Danes) is a "plain Jane" overseeing the rarely frequented glove counter at Saks Fifth Avenue in Beverly Hills. An artist struggling to keep up with even the minimum payment on her credit card and student loans, she keeps to herself until a rich, handsome 50something named Ray Porter sweeps her off her feet. Simultaneously, Mirabelle is being pursued by Jeremy, a basic bachelor who's not quite as cultured or successful as Ray.