Something Wild
Something Wild (1961)

A young woman walks home through a deserted Brooklyn park one night and ends up brutally raped. This dark, strange drama chronicles the ways in which the traumatized young woman tries to cope. She cannot tell her mother and so moves out and… More

Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: December 23, 1961
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J. Hoberman
Village Voice

The movie's uneasy blend of symbolism and naturalism might have worked better onstage.

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Maitland McDonagh
TV Guide's Movie Guide

The sordid psychodrama comes to a jaw-dropper of a conclusion that's oddly touching despite its outrageous proposal that marriage is the cure for post-traumatic shock syndrome.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

An urban fairy tale oddity.

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Ed Gonzalez
Slant Magazine

An obscure blast from the past, Something Wild is a narrative precursor to Roman Polanski's Repulsion.

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