1 hours 50 minutes | Rated M (Sex scenes, offensive language & nudity)
A young couple moves in with the famed author, Shirley Jackson, and her Bennington College professor husband, Stanley Hyman, in the hope of starting a new life but instead find themselves fodder for a psycho-drama that inspires Shirley’s next novel.
Filled with a macabre and dreamlike narrative vision, Decker’s Shirley pays homage to the great writer’s vision whilst becoming a feminist fable of subjugated desires and the creative freedom that darkness brings to the forefront. High on Films
Elisabeth Moss delivers a powerful performance in this unconventional and enthralling biopic about the creative freedom and power of an artist. Cine Sin Fronteras
Worth seeing for Moss’s performance alone. Daily Telegraph (Australia)