Something Wild
Something Wild (1961)

In this film, a young woman walks home through a deserted Brooklyn park one night and is brutally raped. This dark, strange drama chronicles the ways in which the traumatized young woman tries to cope.

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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