Cactus
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Isabelle Huppert plays a French woman who travels to Australia after leaving her husband. Injured in an accident, Huppert is in danger of losing her sight. Her friends try to get her to "bond" with blind doctor Robert Menzies, who possesses a greenhouse full of cactus. In the big "Author's Statement" scene, Menzies likens his cactus to people who need special care, even though they seem to bloom only when neglected. The arrival of Isabelle's husband Jean-Pierre Mignon only serves to solidify the relationship between "human cacti" Huppert and Menzies. ~ Hal… More
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 100%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"A qualified accomplishment ... Part and parcel of its limitations, though, is Cactus's genuine will to stand apart, offering rich textures and unexpected pleasures."
‑ Nick Davis, Nick's Flick Picks
"It seems like a 19th-century Victorian tale."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"A wonder-filled Australian film about a love affair between two people characterized by a blend of caring and sharing."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
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