Wild Grass Synopsis
A wallet is found by Georges and Marguerite, leading to turbulence in their quiet life.
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NPR

By Mark Jenkins
Wild Grass is an elegant vessel for outlandish thoughts and troubling impulses. In his rejection of cinematic naturalism, Resnais has made...
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88

New York Post

By V.A. Musetto
Wild Grass is a French movie for people afraid of French movies.
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88

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Phillips
It is craftsmanship incarnate and the embodiment of tonal unpredictability.
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88

St. Louis Post-Dispatch

By Joe Williams
Although it alludes to romantic conventions, with overt references to Hollywood history and an overemphatic jazz soundtrack, Wild Grass is...
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83

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
Wild Grass is itself odd stuff: Sometimes it's as playful as Marguerite's crayon-red corona of frizzy hair, and other times as autumnal as...
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75

Movieline

By Michelle Orange
The roots of romantic feeling, as explored in Wild Grass, Alain Resnais's jazzy ode to cinema and the love impulse in later life, are...
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50

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
In its refusal to connect the dots, Wild Grass is playful unto tediousness, and between Azéma's overly cutesy performance -- all Harpo Marx...
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50

The Hollywood Reporter

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Narratively, Wild Grass is a fractured romance, that never jells on any level, except for the backdrop visuals. Visually scrumptious, as if...
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25

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
The worst kind of avant-garde film, one that hides its lack of commitment to the story, the characters and the genre under cover of being...
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20

New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
Likely to draw a range of responses. Many will be transported by its gorgeous construction and breathless emotion. Others will find it...
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How do you say "It was very boring" in French?

By movie___steve
C'était très ennuyeux sorry guys but it was just bad and irritating. Since I cant get my money back and most importantly time, I am fuming here, and shame on TimeOut review, this is a third time...

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Rated PG | For for some thematic material, language and brief smoking.