Wild Grass (Les Herbes Folles)
Wild Grass (Les Herbes Folles) (2010)

A wallet lost and found opens the door -- slightly -- to Georges and Marguerite's romantic adventure. After examining the ID of its owner, it is not a simple matter for Georges to turn in to the police the red wallet he has found. Nor… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: October 26, 2010
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66%
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Critic Score: 66% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Precious to a fault, Wild Grass finds 88-year-old director Alain Resnais as joyously unconstrained as ever.

Jonathan F. Richards
Film.com

Alain Resnais keeps sprouting marvelous artistic herbage at an age when most of his contemporaries are pushing up grass from a different perspective.

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Michael O'Sullivan
Washington Post

Wild Grass might be the strangest film I've seen all year. Maybe all millennium. Is it any good? Quite frankly, I have no idea.

Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

A confounding psychodrama that made me laugh in the scenes that were meant to be serious and remain mute in the scenes that were meant to be amusing.

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Joe Williams
St. Louis Post-Dispatch

At age 88, Resnais hasn't lost his capacity to confound.

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Tom Keogh
Seattle Times

Along with such fantasy elements as rich, primary colors and an ending that suggests we've jumped to some other cinematic dimension, Wild Grass, like compulsive filmmaking, embraces the intensity of subjective experience...

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Jeffrey Chen
ReelTalk Movie Reviews

Resnais is having fun here, possibly at the expense of audiences who demand tradition.

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Kerry Lengel
Arizona Republic

What can you say: The French sure know how to make pretty pictures.

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Ty Burr
Boston Globe

At 88, the legendary French director Alain Resnais has earned the right to make whatever movie he wants, even a smug deconstructionist parlor game like Wild Grass. Thankfully, this doesn't require you to watch it.

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Sean Axmaker
Seanax.com

... a delightful reminder of the romantic streak and cinematic whimsy still in this 88-year-old cinema elder.

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Flixster Audience Score: 38% Flixster User Reviews
Jim Hunter
A man haltingly pursues a woman whose wallet he found. If this is the French New Wave, then I should start watching the Old Wave. In <i>Wild… More
William Dunmyer
"Wild Grass" is a terribly boring film from renowned filmmaker Alain Resnais ("Last Year at Marienbad"). It is visually ravishing, but the… More
Jake ....
Wild Grass has the most fantastic opening scene. We have this vivid imagery, charming narration, an endearing character, and the introduction to an intriguing… More
Carlos Magalhães
Alain Resnais proves at 87 years old that he still has imagination, delivering a curious nonsensical fable that plays with the conventions of the genre and with… More
Gordon A
There is a notion to make over 65's retake their driving test for fear they have become dangerous to other road users and themselves. I fear a similar test… More
Neum Daddy
Kaleidoscopic, bizarre, and finally, maddening. Wild Grass started out as a realistic examination of characters ? with some surrealistic undercurrents ?… More