Brie Larson is praised for her ‘wonderful’ directorial debut in Unicorn Store as viewers label the Netflix film ‘charming and magical’

She is one of Hollywood's most talented stars, having worked her way up from her a child star to an Oscar winner. 

And Brie Larson has added another string to her bow, with her directorial debut in the flick Unicorn Store - which was finally released to Netflix viewers on Friday. 

Despite the movie having a long road to release after having its world premiere two years ago before being acquired by the streaming giant, fans were left impressed as they dubbed it 'magical, pure and relatable'.

Own venture: Brie Larson has added another string to her bow, with her directorial debut in the flick Unicorn Store - which was finally released to Netflix viewers on Friday

Own venture: Brie Larson has added another string to her bow, with her directorial debut in the flick Unicorn Store - which was finally released to Netflix viewers on Friday

Brie, 29, stars as a woman called Kit who is expelled from art school and plants herself on the couch for days, until a surprise comes along to cheer her up.

Her childhood dream of having a pet unicorn looks like it may come true courtesy of a salesman played by Brie's Captain Marvel co-star Samuel L. Jackson.

While the movie was released to mixed reviews from critics, it was a different story for fans, who ensured to watch Brie in action on the first day of release.  

'Magical': Despite the movie having a long road to release after having its world premiere two years ago before being acquired by the streaming giant, fans were left impressed

'Magical': Despite the movie having a long road to release after having its world premiere two years ago before being acquired by the streaming giant, fans were left impressed

'So pure': While the movie was released to mixed reviews from critics, it was a different story for fans, who ensured to watch Brie in action on the first day of release

'So pure': While the movie was released to mixed reviews from critics, it was a different story for fans, who ensured to watch Brie in action on the first day of release

They delightedly took to Twitter to make their opinions known: 

'One of the best movies at netflix tbh #UnicornStore.'   

'Okay so I just finished #UnicornStore and I am so glad I did. A super pretty film and a new take on what modern depression can look like, especially as an artist who hasn’t had a breakthrough moment. Thank you.' 

'Just watched Unicorn Store. 1) I loved it so so so SO much. Wish it was on the big screen. 2) please direct another movie soon, you're amazing at it. 3) We need more films like this in general it was honestly MAGICAL! Go watch on Netflix!'  

'Friendly reminder, Unicorn Store is now available on Netflix. It’s quirky, entertaining, heartfelt, and creative. Definitely give it a watch when you have the time this weekend. It is sure to make you smile. #UnicornStore.'  

'#UnicornStore is so damn charming. ❤️' 

Plot: Brie, 29, stars as a woman called Kit who is expelled from art school and plants herself on the couch for days, until a surprise comes along to cheer her up

Plot: Brie, 29, stars as a woman called Kit who is expelled from art school and plants herself on the couch for days, until a surprise comes along to cheer her up

Storyline: Her childhood dream of having a pet unicorn looks like it may come true courtesy of a salesman played by Brie's Captain Marvel co-star Samuel L. Jackson

Storyline: Her childhood dream of having a pet unicorn looks like it may come true courtesy of a salesman played by Brie's Captain Marvel co-star Samuel L. Jackson

'Most wonderful thing ever': The praised kept pouring in for Brie's performance and directorial debut.

'Most wonderful thing ever': The praised kept pouring in for Brie's performance and directorial debut.

'I just watched #UnicornStore and it was so beautiful. It‘s a film for people who feel like they don’t quite fit in with the world yet try to hold on to their different outlook, despite reality trying its best to drain the dreams out of them. Relatable af and simply magical.'  

'If you’ve ever felt like you have to be something you’re not instead of who you truly are, you should watch #UnicornStore on directed by Brie Larson. I’m glad I watched this morning. Plus @SamuelLJackson was magical.'

'I watched #UnicornStore this morning and I love Kit so much she is so pure and adorable I would die for her ✨.'

'My face hurts from smiling and my heart is filled with joy. #UnicornStore is so beautiful and seeing the words “a @brielarson film” in those end credits was probably the most wonderful thing ever.'

Brie initially auditioned for the project five years ago, but failed to get the part. However, five years later was invited to serve as director for the project. 

Netflix picked up the distribution rights for the film at the beginning of the year - two years after it had its world premiere at Toronto International Film Festival.

Meant to be: Brie initially auditioned for the project five years ago, but failed to get the part. However, five years later was invited to serve as director for the project

Meant to be: Brie initially auditioned for the project five years ago, but failed to get the part. However, five years later was invited to serve as director for the project

New platform: Netflix picked up the distribution rights for the film at the beginning of the year - two years after it had its world premiere at Toronto International Film Festival

New platform: Netflix picked up the distribution rights for the film at the beginning of the year - two years after it had its world premiere at Toronto International Film Festival

 

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Brie Larson is praised for her ‘wonderful’ directorial debut in Unicorn Store

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