"Given her confident hand behind the camera and gift for rich female characters, you hope to see more portraits from her in the future."
"The feature debut of writer- director Marya Cohn, “The Girl in the Book” is a quietly devastating portrait of innocence lost too soon and adulthood delayed too long."
"A perceptive film possessing a quiet intensity"
"A formative mentor/muse relationship dogs a Manhattanite years later in Marya Cohn's absorbing first feature."
"In a story that explores how both power dynamics and past traumas can affect the creative process, Marya Cohn’s “The Girl in the Book” is a remarkable, ambitious directorial debut."