The Grass Harp
The Grass Harp (1996)

Based on the novel by Truman Capote, this often-witty coming-of-age drama looks at a young man growing up with an unusual family in the Deep South in the 1940s. After the death of his parents, Collin Fenwick (Edward Furlong) finds himself… More

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Rated: PG
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: October 11, 1996
DVD Release Date: April 19, 2005
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Critic Score: 50% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Daniel M. Kimmel

Helmer Charles Matthau combines a sensitive screenplay adaptation of Truman Capote's autobiographical novel with a wonderful ensemble cast to create a jewel of a film.

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Chris Hicks
Deseret News, Salt Lake City

The characters are wonderfully written.

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Mike Clark
USA Today

Star power isn't a problem in this episodic rendering of Truman Capote's novel. A scattershot story without focus is, which is why the film soon evaporates from the memory.

Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

Compels us to consider the bounties of nature an the spiritual virtues of freedom, love, and storytelling.

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Flixster Audience Score: 54% Flixster User Reviews
jay nixon
lovely small film, all the performers do superior work but Piper Laurie stands above them all with a performance that is exquisite, touching and real.
John Ballantine
A cute little film that perhaps should have been more widely viewed.