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Wild Grass (2009)
"Les herbes folles" (original title)

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A wallet lost and found opens the door to romantic adventure for Georges and Marguerite. After examining the ID papers of its owner, it is not a simple matter for Georges to turn the red ... See full summary »

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Georges Palet
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Josepha
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Bernard de Bordeaux
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Lucien d'Orange (as Michel Vuillermoz de la Comédie Française)
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Vladimir Consigny ...
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Dominique Rozan ...
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Jean-Noël Brouté ...
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Elric Covarel Garcia ...
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A wallet lost and found opens the door to romantic adventure for Georges and Marguerite. After examining the ID papers of its owner, it is not a simple matter for Georges to turn the red wallet he found in to the police. Nor is it that Marguerite can recuperate her wallet without being piqued with curiosity about whom it was who found it. As they navigate the social protocols of giving and acknowledging thanks, turbulence enters their otherwise quotidian lives. Written by Anonymous

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Rated PG for some thematic material, language and brief smoking | See all certifications »
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Las hierbas salvajes  »

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$39,162 (USA) (25 June 2010)

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$403,649 (USA) (5 November 2010)
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So this is an Alain Resnais' film??
12 August 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I don't know much about French film director, Alain Resnais, until now. This film is strange to say the least. I bought the French films when the video store closed. I have spent this summer catching up on DVDs and videos in hopes of cleaning up my collection. This film is about two people, Georges, and Marguerite. By chance, Georges finds her red wallet and returns it to the police. The red wallet symbolizes Marguerite's life and identity. Both are unhappy with their lives. They find something in each other. Marguerite has red hair and it sticks out just like her red wallet. Georges is married for a long time to his wife. Their interaction is more like a partnership. The ending is abstract, strange, and ambiguous. The film has its moments. The actors are great.


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