The Sea of Grass
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Katharine Hepburn appears as a headstrong woman married to a tyrant rancher (Spencer Tracy) whose ruthless actions force her toward a kinder, gentler man (Melvyn Douglas). She has a child by Douglas and then returns to her husband Tracy, raising the son amidst a sea of scorn.
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© Warner Home Video

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 17%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"It seems wasteful to let two such good, attractive actors wander through a lavish production like thoroughbred somnambulists."
‑ Shirley O'Hara, The New Republic
"Fails to deliver the required action for a western."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"To the credit of Elia Kazan, it must be said that his direction has pace, but the writers and others have betrayed him."
‑ Bosley Crowther, New York Times
"At 131 minutes, this sprawling western was long on talk and short on action."
‑ , TV Guide's Movie Guide
"Film is loaded with very superior acting and spectacular imaginative photography."
‑ Variety Staff, Variety
"Kazan had only made one previous film, and the stilted melodrama reflects the director's inexperience as he failed to get more than adequate performances from the two leads, whom he felt intimidated by."
‑ , Film4
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