Greenfingers
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Colin Briggs is a man who has given up on life. Nearing the end of a long sentence for murder, Colin is transferred to Edgefield, a minimum-security prison in the Cotswolds. Once there, Colin meets Fergus Wilks, an eccentric "lifer" who gives Colin an unwanted packet of seeds as a Christmas present. He begrudgingly plants the seeds in Edgefield's hard, infertile soil and, much to both men's surprise; the seeds flourish along with the two men's friendship. Impressed by the sight of the blooming flowers, the prison Governor commissions Colin, Fergus and three other inmates… More
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 46%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"As synthetic as a rubber rose."
‑ Dave Kehr, New York Times
"Pleasant, mildly uplifting entertainment."
‑ Connie Ogle, Miami Herald
"Lacks dramatic credibility despite being a true story."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"Greenfingers zips along at an agreeable pace and is full of colorfully engaging characters..."
‑ David Nusair, Reel Film Reviews
"We've been here before, and on more than one occasion."
‑ Philip Booth, Orlando Weekly
"Can be cute, and even heartwarming at times. But all too often, it's nearly insufferable."
‑ Roger Moore, Orlando Sentinel
"Too contrived for its own good and it feels as artificial as a bouquet of plastic pansies."
‑ Gary Dowell, Dallas Morning News
"A irresistível simpatia dos personagens eleva o filme a um outro nível de interesse."
‑ Pablo Villaca, Cinema em Cena
"Greenfingers could have been such a load of garden manure, had it not been for some earthy direction, clever casting and very good writing."
‑ Urban Cinefile Critics, Urban Cinefile
"I was charmed and laughed at spots, but mostly I saw points where the story needed to take a turn to keep me interested."
‑ Karina Montgomery, Cinerina
"It's just too bad the intended charm is applied with a shovel instead of a trowel. Romantic comedy is a delicate flower that can be smothered by too much fertilizer."
‑ Louis B. Parks, Houston Chronicle
"Succeeds in capturing the movement of a soul from hopelessness to humanity."
‑ Mick LaSalle, San Francisco Chronicle
"There are many reasons to see GREENFINGERS. . . top of the list of reasons has to be its star, Clive Owen, a toothsome morsel of manflesh . . ."
‑ Andrea Chase, Killer Movie Reviews
""Greenfingers" turns out to be all thumbs."
‑ Ted Murphy, Baseline.Hollywood.com
"For all his good intentions, the film is as drab and colorless as the cinderblock walls of the inmates' rooms."
‑ Jim Lane, Sacramento News & Review
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